in consideration of

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in consideration of

  1. In view of, on account of, as in We turned back in consideration of the worsening weather. [First half of 1500s]

  2. In return for, as in She received an honorarium in consideration of her key contributions. [c. 1600]

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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