factor something in


factor something in
factor something in (or out)
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

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ˌfactor sthˈin | factor sthinto sth derived
(technical) to include a particular fact or situation when you are thinking about or planning sth

Remember to factor in staffing costs when you are planning the project.

Main entry:factorderived

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