deliberation

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French deliberation, from Latin deliberatio

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Noun[edit]

deliberation (plural deliberations)

  1. The act of deliberating, or of weighing and examining the reasons for and against a choice or measure; careful consideration; mature reflection.
  2. Careful discussion and examination of the reasons for and against a measure; as, the deliberations of a legislative body or council.

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Noun[edit]

deliberation f (plural deliberations)

  1. deliberation; contemplation

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