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factor
 n.  number, except 1, by which a large number can be divided exactly
 n.  fact, circumstance
Example Sentence: (128 in 9 pages)
1  The environmental argument was a deciding factor.
2  In our task at the beginning of mind decided finally had much success, which is more than any other factor is very important.
3  A limiting factor in health care is the way resources are distributed.
4  Poor organization was certainly a contributory factor to the crisis.
5  People whose blood contains the rhesus factor are rhesus positive and those whose blood does not contain it are rhesus negative.
6  When you estimated the cost of the repairs, you forgot to factor in the labour.
7  The economy is regarded as the decisive/key factor which will determine the outcome of the general election.
8  Stress is often a factor in the development of long-term sickness.
9  He had one potentially decisive factor in his favour: the element of surprise.
10  Man is a decisive factor in doing everything.
11  His manner is a factor in his success.
12  I think the historical factor is overplayed, that it really doesn't mean much.
13  Climate was a decisive factor in establishing where the tournament should be held.
14  This is regarded as the crucial factor in deciding who should get priority.
15  The threat of litigation can be a deciding factor in some business decisions.
Classic Sentence: (22 in 2 pages)
1  Here the factor who had been walking on the barin's other side put in a word.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER III
2  "Quite so, Constantine Thedorovitch," replied the factor.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER III
3  But the assignment of these various meanings to the factor does not yield results which accord with the historic facts.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 14: CHAPTER II
4  The spirit of an army is the factor which multiplied by the mass gives the resulting force.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 14: CHAPTER II
5  Only then, expressing known historic facts by equations and comparing the relative significance of this factor, can we hope to define the unknown.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 14: CHAPTER II
6  This equation does not give us the value of the unknown factor but gives us a ratio between two unknowns.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 14: CHAPTER II
7  But for the trained reasoner to admit such intrusions into his own delicate and finely adjusted temperament was to introduce a distracting factor which might throw a doubt upon all his mental results.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In I. A Scandal in Bohemia
8  There is Mr. Frankland, of Lafter Hall, who is also an unknown factor, and there are one or two other neighbours.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 6. Baskerville Hall
9  And yet this new factor must surely arrest his attention and renew his interest.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 10. Extract from the Diary of Dr. Watson
10  We have this Beppo as a common factor, both in Kennington and in Kensington, so that is worth a ten-mile drive.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VIII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SIX NAPOLEONS
11  He knew she had accepted without afterthought: he could never be a factor in her calculations, and there was a surprise, a refreshment almost, in the spontaneity of her consent.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 1
12  The Negro as a political factor can be controlled.
Southern Horrors By Ida B. Wells-Barnett
Get Context   In V
13  By the right exercise of his power as the industrial factor of the South, the Afro-American can demand and secure his rights, the punishment of lynchers, and a fair trial for accused rapists.
Southern Horrors By Ida B. Wells-Barnett
Get Context   In VII
14  A marvellous deal of style their factor put on, with his servants and coach-and-six; so much so that the concern soon landed in inextricable bankruptcy.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In VII
15  Some had the feeling that in proportion as the Negro received education, in the same proportion would his value decrease as an economic factor in the state.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter VIII.