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  • It may seem to man the all-important factor in his life. Cited from Handbook of Ethical Theory,George Stuart Fullerton
  • Sometimes the overall state of technology is described as a factor of production.
  • Changes in any of these factors would not usually double the size.
  • This beach town has many different factors to add to the night life.
  • Money is not a factor and we would like people to remember us as we were.
  • Several factors led to the break-up of the design group.
  • Although some have referred to the conflict as a civil war, other important factors were involved.
  • Despite the smaller form factor, the screen remained the same size as that of the original.
  • Not all numbers of a given length are equally hard to factor.
  • Initially the sex of the child was only one factor to consider.
  • There is another all-important factor in Germany bearing upon this point. Cited from Germany and the Germans, by Price Collier
  • As in this example, the same prime factor may occur multiple times.
  • Changes in price level may be result of several factors.
  • It is caused by a variety of factors, such as climate change and human activities.
  • Money seems to be the major factor of gaining power in the country.
  • Therefore, the method of election is an all-important factor. Cited from Proportional Representation Applied To Party Government, by Ashworth
  • It is also looking at different factors incorporated within the design.
  • These two factors may thus be seen as mitigating each other in many cases.
  • In many cases, factor products of any sort are difficult to obtain in developing countries.
  • Most research and political theory since this time has replicated the factors shown above.
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Meaning of factor

  • noun Anything that contributes causally to a result
    a number of factors determined the outcome
  • noun Any of the numbers (or symbols) that form a product when multiplied together
  • noun An independent variable in statistics
  • verb Resolve into factors
    a quantum computer can factor the number 15
  • verb Be a contributing factor
    make things factor into a company's profitability
  • verb Consider as relevant when making a decision
    You must factor in the recent developments