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- That deliberates, considers carefully.
- a consummate work of deliberative wisdom
- The court of jurisdiction is to be distinguished from the deliberative body, the advisers of the crown.
- 2012 January 1, Steven Sloman, “The Battle Between Intuition and Deliberation”, American Scientist, volume 100, number 1, page 74:
- Libertarian paternalism is the view that, because the way options are presented to citizens affects what they choose, society should present options in a way that “nudges” our intuitive selves to make choices that are more consistent with what our more deliberative selves would have chosen if they were in control.
deliberative (plural deliberatives)
- A discourse in which a question is discussed, or weighed and examined.
- (Can we find and add a quotation of Francis Bacon to this entry?)
- A kind of rhetoric employed in proving a thing and convincing others of its truth, in order to persuade them to adopt it.
- Feminine plural form of deliberativo
- vocative masculine singular of dēlīberātīvus