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Definition of "contemplated" []

  • Simple past tense and past participle of contemplate. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "contemplated" in a sentence
  • "But he and the Vikings have struggled early this season after Favre again contemplated retirement but agreed to play a 20th NFL season."
  • "The problem here, which none of the commentors have contemplated, is that, as things stand now, there is no solution to the Israeli/Palestinian problem that could possibly be acceptable to both sides."
  • "And when it turns out to be false, there will be many mea culpas, as after the financial crisis which was predicted to be impossible by so many mainstream economic models, but the one thing that will not be contemplated is the practice of relying on assumptions that are known to be false but are required in order to continue using the same modeling toolkit."
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