consideration consideration  /kən ˌsɪ də ˈreɪ ʃən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the process of giving careful thought to something
  2. (n) information that should be kept in mind when making a decision
  3. (n) a discussion of a topic (as in a meeting)
  4. (n) kind and considerate regard for others
  5. (n) a fee charged in advance to retain the services of someone
  6. (n) a considerate and thoughtful act

News

  1. Bits & Pieces: Calling filmmakers

    The Northwest Film Center invites regional filmmakers to submit their recent work for consideration in the 40th Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival, Nov. 8-17. Entries are judged by a prominent filmmaker, curator or critic, and 35 to 40 shorts are screened during the festival; 10 to 15 are selected for the “Best of the Northwest” tour program. Film must have been made since Aug. 1, 2011. Entries must ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Portland Tribune

  2. Property owner willing to add space to tech park, agent says

    A real estate agent for one of four sites under consideration for the Little Rock Technology Park said Wednesday that the owners are willing to negotiate the possibility for more space.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

  3. Transplant experts agree to special consideration for kids

    The board overseeing organ transplants in the U.S. voted on Monday to allow special consideration for children needing lung transplants after the families of two dying children filed suit.The decision walks a fine line, keeping the national Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN) in charge of deciding who gets organs, while also allowing that certain kids may be more likely to die ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: MSNBC

Quotes

  1. Microsoft's chief executive, Steve Ballmer, said: "Despite our best efforts, including raising our bid by roughly $5bn, Yahoo has not moved toward accepting our offer. After careful consideration, we believe the economics demanded by Yahoo do not...
    on May 4, 2008 By: Steve Ballmer Source: guardian.co.uk

  2. "I informed Governor Paterson [Wednesday] that for personal reasons, I am withdrawing my name from consideration for the United States Senate," Kennedy said in a statement released after midnight.
    on Jan 22, 2009 By: Caroline Kennedy Source: Newsday

  3. "He got quite a bit of consideration, I love watching that guy pitch," Manuel said on TBS Sunday. "He has got a great future. He is going be an All-Star for a long time. What does he have, five starts? I just felt there are other guys who...
    on Jul 6, 2010 By: Charlie Manuel Source: FanHouse

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