8 entries found for **factor**.

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Pronunciation:`fak-tr`

Function:*noun*

**1** **:** one that buys or sells property for another **: AGENT**

**2** **:** something that contributes to the production of a result <price wasn't a *factor* in our decision>

**3** **: GENE**

**4** **:** any of the numbers or symbols in mathematics that when multiplied together form a product; *especially* **:** a number that divides another number without leaving a remainder <the *factors* of 6 are 1, 2, 3, and 6>

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