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How to Pronounce factors?

Correct pronunciation for the word "factors" is [fˈaktəz], [fˈaktəz], [f_ˈa_k_t_ə_z].

"Factors" in context

Factors are those elements that influence or affect something else. It is a broad term applicable to a large variety of fields, ranging from mathematics to economics, health to culture. In mathematics, factors are the components of an equation or equation-like expression which can be multiplied together to yield an answer. In economics, factors include variables such as interest rates and economic policies that can affect an economy's performance. In health, factors include lifestyle choices and environmental conditions that can impact physical and mental health. In culture, factors can be what shapes a given society, affecting a nation's politics and beliefs.

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Usage over time for factors:

This graph shows how "factors" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.


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