take account


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Related to take account: turn up, rub off, put on the spot, pick up on, in line with
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Verb1.take account - be fully aware of; realize fully; "Do you appreciate the full meaning of this letter?"
realize, see, understand, realise - perceive (an idea or situation) mentally; "Now I see!"; "I just can't see your point"; "Does she realize how important this decision is?"; "I don't understand the idea"
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We cannot in practice obtain an antecedent which is QUITE invariable, for this would require us to take account of the whole universe, since something not taken account of may prevent the expected effect.
Ulrich cites the work of Professor Leonard Berry and others (2) which shows just this: in their Fable Hospital model, the hypothetical initial construction cost of $240 million was increased by $12 million to take account of the enhanced facilities outlined above.
The installation of new berths, phase three of the plan, is well timed to take account of the increased number of visiting boats expected this summer for the Tall Ships Race.