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the —— factor

Definition of the —— factor in English:

Used to indicate that something specified will have a powerful, though unpredictable, influence on a result or outcome: the feel-good factor
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  • When power or greed is the motivating factor, the result can be disastrous.
  • It should be an interesting race with the key factor being the influence of temperature on both makes of tyres.
  • This appears to have been the primary factor influencing the majority opinions in White v Jones.
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