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English definition of “cogitate”

cogitate

verb [I]     /ˈkɒdʒ.ɪ.teɪt/ US  /ˈkɑː.dʒɪ-/ formal
to spend time thinking very carefully about a subject Thinking and contemplating cogitation     /kɒdʒ.ɪˈteɪ.ʃən/ US  /kɑː.dʒɪ-/ noun [C or U]
(Definition of cogitate verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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