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English definition of “deliberate”

deliberate

verb [I or T]     /dɪˈlɪb.ə.reɪt/ formal
to think or talk seriously and carefully about something: The jury took five days to deliberate on the case. The committee has deliberated the question at great length. [+ question word] He's deliberating whether or not to accept the new job that he's been offered.Thinking and contemplating
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