Translation of "deliberate" - English-Spanish dictionary


adjective uk /dɪˈlɪb·ər·ət/ us /dɪˈlɪb·ər·ət/

If an action is deliberate, you wanted or planned to do it.

This was a deliberate attempt by them to deceive us.
verb uk /dɪˈlɪb·ə·reɪt/ us /dɪˈlɪb·ə·reɪt/ formal

to think or talk seriously and carefully about something

The jury deliberated for five days.

(Translation of “deliberate” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


adjective /diˈlibərət/

intentional and not by accident

deliberado, intencionado
That was a deliberate foul by the Arsenal player.

cautious and not hurried

pausado, lento
He had a very deliberate way of walking.
deliberately /-rət-/ adverb

on purpose

deliberadamente, a propósito
You did that deliberately!

carefully and without hurrying

He spoke quietly and deliberately.

(Translation of “deliberate” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)