from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. to take into consideration; to notice.
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In a tomb at Elethya, a man is represented whose business it evidently was to take account of the number of bushels which another man, acting under him, measures ...
Now, it's true that this kind of bourgeois socialism, bourgeois social reformism and opportunist-socialism is consciousness in an embryonic form, but it completely fails to take account of the necessary and irreconcilable antagonism between the interests of the proletariat and the interests of reactionary obscurantism.
The sexual theory of dreams has by some authorities been characterized as greatly over-emphasized, as failing to take account of other factors and interests of human personality.
Even if we add something to take account of the tax-avoiding black economy, that is a sorry economic performance indeed.
At the expiration of another century, when all the civilized nations assemble to take account of their acheivements, what nation will be first in the sisterhood?