factor sth in

factor sth in
UK US factor sth in
Phrasal Verb with factor({{}}/ˈfæktər/ verb [T]
(also factor sth into sth)
to include or consider a particular fact when you are planning or calculating something: »

Her salary is not that high when childcare costs and medical insurance are factored in.


Are increases in mortgage repayments factored into the calculation of the cost of living index?

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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