France voted to ban it, and a handful of other European countries are considering the same.
This leaves room for some acceleration of the pace of withdrawals, an option the White House is reported to be considering.
It is to hero-worship players while considering them disposable as human beings.
Policy specialists are considering the impact of energy subsidies.
But as recently as November, top White House officials said the White House was not considering clemency for Snowden.
I was considering, as well as I could, what I had better do.
Florel came upon the Duke while he was considering the news of one of these raids.
In fact the donors, considering their circumstances, were generous.
He dropped his head on to his chest and was considering something.
“I think maybe I could get you something to eat,” said Jim, considering.
late 14c., from Old French considerer (13c.) "reflect on, consider, study," from Latin considerare "to look at closely, observe," perhaps literally "to observe the stars," from com- "with" (see com-) + sidus (genitive sideris) "constellation" (see sidereal).
Perhaps a metaphor from navigation, but more likely reflecting Roman obsession with divination by astrology. Tucker doubts the connection with sidus, however, because it is "quite inapplicable to desiderare," and suggests derivation instead from the PIE root of English side meaning "stretch, extend," and a sense for the full word of "survey on all sides" or "dwell long upon." Related: Considered; considering.