Consideration is typical of common law systems. Under Brazilian law, consideration is not required in order for a contract to be enforceable. Thus, in Brazil, a gift ("doação") is an enforceable contract although it has no element of consideration.
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payment made in exchange for performance of a contract; something of value given by one party to another in order to induce (=persuade, encourage, convince) the other to contract; anything given or promised by one party in exchange for the promise or action of another. In common law systems, consideration is a necessary element for an enforceable contract.
As used in this section, 'total consideration paid or contracted to be paid' includes money or anything of value, paid or delivered or contracted to be paid or delivered in return for the sale.
if you take something into consideration then you think about it, especially when you are making important decision
The court did not take the recent ruling into consideration when deciding whether there had been a violation of the law.
careful thought about a particular fact or issue, especially when you are making important decision
The matter has received our closest and most careful consideration.