con•sid•er•ingPronunciation: (kun-sid'ur-ing), [key]
taking into account; in view of: The campaign was a great success, considering the strong opposition.
with all things considered (used only after the statement it modifies): He paints very well, considering.
taking into consideration that: Considering they are newcomers, they've adjusted very well.
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