One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Include (or exclude) something as a relevant element when making a calculation or decision.‘when the psychological costs are factored in, a different picture will emerge’
- ‘Courts Service chief executive officer PJ Fitzpatrick said they did not see the original lease until much later and were unaware refurbishment costs were factored in to the rental price.’
- ‘When anxieties, other fears and sleep disturbances were factored in, the prevalence of depression among all women increased to about 16%.’
- ‘This figure holds after many other influences are factored out.’
- ‘Air conditioning costs are factored out, so the drop isn't a reflection of the cooler spring.’
- ‘Puppeteers argue their fees are low if their working hours are factored in, including preparation for the show and the cleanup.’
- ‘The Department of Education had estimated the bill for compensation would reach €508m, rising to €610m when legal and administration costs were factored in.’
- ‘After capital gains are factored in, home owners made a gain of £5,000, which he says shows that it remains overwhelmingly advantageous to buy rather than to rent.’
- ‘Union officials estimated that when factors such as the cost of health benefits were factored in, the company's proposal amounted to a 40 cent per hour pay cut.’
- ‘Every time we hear of an interest rate hike, people at home, consumers, people like you and me, want to know how does that affect us, and how long before the hike is factored in?’
- ‘He estimates the budget at $20,000 in cash and donations, and well over ten times that much if actor, location, music, and crew contributions are factored in.’
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