• IPA: /kənˈsɪdəɹəbl̩/, /kənˈsɪdɹəbl̩/


  1. Significant; worth considering.
    I've spent a considerable amount of time on this.
  2. Large in amount.
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considerable (plural considerables)

  1. (obsolete) A thing to be considered, consideration.
    • 1646, Thomas Browne, Pseudodoxia Epidemica, London: Edw. Dod & Nath. Ekins, 1650, Book I, Chapter 3, p. 9,
      Statistes and Politicians, unto whom Ragione di Stato, is the first considerable, as though it were their businesse to deceive people, as a Maxime, do hold, that truth is to be concealed from them […]

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