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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of factor.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Made in a factory; manufactured in quantities for mercantile purposes, as opposed to hand-made or unique; hence, spurious.


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  • Special teams again factored in Game 3's first goal — but the Predators got it short-handed. - Sharks put Predators at disadvantage

  • Asked whether Christie's job title factored into the officer's decision, [Police Director James] Cosgove said, "I don't think I want to make that kind of deduction, but I think the facts speak for themselves."

    Democratic Governors Association (DGA): DGA News Feed

  • ISS's Ms. Bowie said the company's record of unresponsiveness to shareholder concerns and its board members' staggered terms factored in her firm's decision.

    Chesapeake CEO Faces Storm

  • The banking giant said the commercial-services division portfolio consisted of about 150 small and middle-market clients that primarily serve the retail channel, representing about $4 billion in annual volume of so-called factored receivables.

    Wells Fargo to Buy GMAC Assets

  • A reporter from South Korea who attended the news conference in Seoul where Park announced his signing said that Park said that the Yankees 'World Series titles factored heavily into his desire to sign with them.

    NYT > Home Page

  • & Poor's recently assigned its AA - counterparty credit and financial strength ratings to Delta Plan of New Also known as factored rating.


  • So, all of that will get kind of factored in to the decision making.

    CNN Transcript Aug 13, 2007

  • Year-to-date the stock is up about 8-10%-a lot of the good news is been kind of factored into the stock's performance.

    Moneycontrol Top Headlines

  • A: I think the market had kind of factored in assumption that more gas will perhaps be discovered or will be at least notified.

    Moneycontrol Top Headlines

  • Everyone had heard of his romps and kind of factored in his wild side; but his luck had to break at some point and the s. .t hit the ceiling four years short of his 90th year!

    The Times of India


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