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consideration,

in law: see contractcontract,
in law, a promise, enforceable by law, to perform or to refrain from performing some specified act. In a general sense, all civil obligations fall under tort or contract law.
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consideration

In a building contract, the compensation that shall be paid by one party to another party in return for products and/or services rendered.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

consideration

Law the promise, object, etc., given by one party to persuade another to enter into a contract
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In a tweet on Tuesday evening, Aston Fire Station said: "We always ask that you please be considerate when parking your vehicle.
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'If we are not tolerant and unwilling to be considerate, it will be difficult to do your job,' said Dr Mahathir during the monthly staff briefing at Dataran Perdana this morning.
The post said: "Please be considerate as any inconvenience will be minor and they should be allowed to work safely."
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"If society says wear jeans and a T-shirt then you have got to be considerate. So part of etiquette is about being convenient and considerate to society, but at the same time we have got to do it in a classy, elegant and sophisticated way.
Since 1999, the CCS has been rewarding the UK's most considerate sites for the contribution they have made towards improving the image of construction.