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Factor

An event, circumstance, influence, or element that plays a part in bringing about a result.

A factor in a case contributes to its causation or outcome. In the area of Negligence law, the factors, or chain of causation, are important in determining whether liability ensues from a particular action done by the defendant.

factor

n. 1) a salesman who sells in his/her own name on behalf of others, taking a commission for services. 2) something that contributes to the result.

factor

(Commission merchant), noun agent, broker, commercial agent, delegate, deputy, envoy, interagent, manager, medium, middleman, one who sells for factorage, proctor, procurator, representative
Associated concepts: consignee, factors' lien

factor

(Ingredient), noun additive, agent, aid, aspect, cause, component, constituent, constitutive element, content, contributing force, determinant, element, elementary unit, feature, integral part, part, portion, segment, unit
See also: aspect, broker, cause, characteristic, component, constituent, dealer, deputy, determinant, element, feature, ingredient, member, part, plenipotentiary, portion, procurator, reason, represent, substitute

factor

1 a mercantile agent. An agent who is in the ordinary course of business entrusted with goods or documents of title representing goods with a view to their sale. A factor has a lien over goods entrusted to him; this lien covers any claims he may have against his principal arising out of the agency. Most factors will be mercantile agents (and have the powers of such) for the purposes of the Factors Act 1889. Under this Act, in certain circumstances a factor may pass a good title to goods entrusted to him.
2 an institution to whom a company assigns its book debts (see FACTORING).
3 in Scotland a landlord or superior's agent.
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The fiction of the LMF did have an influence, and the membership felt that it was at least part owner of the firm and claimant to its profits.
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It is nonetheless pointed out here that many developing countries are also pursing LMF policy but is unaccompanied by building social safety nets of any significance.
The main conclusion of these studies is that in the short run, when labor alone is a variable input, the risk-averse LMF produces more under output price uncertainty than under complete information.
Tariq Asad advocate appeared in the court on behalf of LMF.
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If you did you were branded LMF (lack of moral fibre) and you were straight off station, your stripes were gone and you were put on menial duties.
LMF Might as well have a green field where Gresham ward is as it looks like nothing's going to happen there apart from demolition.
Addition of the new EAF and LMF to the Butler melt shop is part of a modernization of the company's specialty steel operations during the past several years totaling more than $180 million.
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A remedy requires swift political action, nationally and internationally, within the G7 and the EU, and international institutions like the LMF and World Bank.
Further, the analysis on the LMF under uncertainty has recently drawn attention and has been developed in several directions.