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deliberation

noun uk   /dɪˌlɪb.əˈreɪ.ʃən/ us  

deliberation noun (DISCUSSION)

[C or U] formal considering or discussing something: After much deliberation, she decided to accept their offer. After five days of deliberations, the jury decided on a verdict.

deliberation noun (CAREFUL)

[U] a slow careful way of doing something: Slowly and with deliberation she turned to me and told me to get out.
(Definition of deliberation from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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