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Why not use consideration rather consciousness?



 
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Why not use consideration rather consciousness? #1 (permalink) Sun Dec 10, 2006 15:30 pm   Why not use consideration rather consciousness?
 

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ESL/EFL Test #233 "Globalization in Aviation", question 9

A factor which is having an increasing impact on civil aviation, and one which is likely to grow in importance in the future is environmental ..........

(a) commitment
(b) conscience
(c) consciousness
(d) consideration

Business English Lesson, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #233 "Globalization in Aviation", answer 9

A factor which is having an increasing impact on civil aviation, and one which is likely to grow in importance in the future is environmental consciousness.

Correct answer: (c) consciousness
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Please tell me why not use "consideration", rather "consciousness"?

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Why not use consideration rather consciousness? #2 (permalink) Sun Dec 10, 2006 23:50 pm   Why not use consideration rather consciousness?
 

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Environmental consciousness (environmentally-conscious) collocates closely these days. I also think consideration would have to be countable plural (considerations) here to seem normal.
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