enter (into) the equation

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Definition of enter (into) the equation

: to become something that must be considered or dealt with Money didn't enter the equation when he offered to help.

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“Enter (into) the equation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/enter%20%28into%29%20the%20equation. Accessed 25 Sep. 2020.

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