Definition of take something into account (or take account of) in English:

take something into account (or take account of)

phrase

  • Consider something along with other factors before reaching a decision.

    ‘teachers should take a child's age into account’
    • ‘The decisions made under this Article are declaratory, but national courts and NCAs would be bound to take them into account when reaching their own decisions.’
    • ‘Now, considering women tend to live about four years longer than men and that men tend to have more car crashes than women, it seems ridiculous that insurers are not going to be allowed to take these factors into account when assessing risk.’
    • ‘Furthermore, from time to time, they take these economic implications into account, along with other factors, in arriving at their decisions.’
    • ‘The simple truth is that a number of factors are taken into account, including circulation figures.’
    • ‘The council would then take all representations into account before reaching a final decision.’
    • ‘It is vital that risks to men, women, and children are all taken into account as being seriously important.’
    • ‘He said he hoped his views would be taken into account when a decision was made on what disciplinary action would be taken against the officer.’
    • ‘If the defendant wrongly takes that financial interest into account, rather than reaching the decision on legitimate planning grounds, then the decision can be challenged on ordinary judicial review grounds.’
    • ‘Owners need to take this factor into account when planning combined outdoor activities, whether a race or a Frisbee-catching activity at the local park.’
    • ‘It is for the tribunal as an industrial jury to take all relevant factors into account in reaching its conclusion, giving such weight to them as it considers appropriate.’
    • ‘And the risks to the woman need to be properly assessed and clearly explained to her, so that she can take them into account in making her decision.’
    • ‘Even after taking these factors into account, the researchers found lower cognitive development for the children of mothers who worked full-time during their child's first nine months.’
    • ‘The council, by apparently not taking these factors into account, is rushing through plans which they could come to regret and that may well have serious consequences for our children.’
    • ‘Finance, manpower and property considerations were taken into account by decision makers who say the move reflects the Army's strategy of reallocating resources.’
    • ‘These risks tend to disappear altogether when factors other than weight are taken into account.’
    • ‘A spokesman for the council said the scheme would be considered on its planning merits and the committee would take all viewpoints into account when reaching its decision.’
    • ‘An officer characterized by such a style of leadership refrains from one-man decision-making, trusts his collective and takes its opinion into account in making decisions.’
    • ‘These factors will be taken into account when the application for the Stockwell Square development is considered by the Planning Board.’
    • ‘Obviously, any major troop movement must be based on a government decision that takes all relevant factors into account.’
    • ‘It should be noted, however, that several important factors are not taken into account in the calculation.’
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    consider, take into account, take into consideration, make allowances for, respect, bear in mind, be mindful of, have regard to, reckon with, remember, mind, mark, heed, note, not forget, make provision for, take to heart, pay regard to, be guided by
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