aforethought

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Etymology[edit]

From afore- +‎ thought.

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aforethought (not comparable)

  1. Premeditated; planned ahead of time.
    This was not merely wrong; it was clearly done with malice aforethought.

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Unlike most English adjectives, aforethought is a postpositive adjective and immediately follows the noun it modifies.

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