deliberation Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"deliberation" in British English

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deliberationnoun

uk   us   /dɪˌlɪb.əˈreɪ.ʃən/

deliberation noun (DISCUSSION)

[C or U] formal considering or ​discussing something: After much deliberation, she ​decided to ​accepttheiroffer. After five ​days of deliberations, the ​jurydecided on a ​verdict.

deliberation noun (CAREFUL)

[U] a ​slowcareful 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 Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"deliberation" in American English

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deliberationnoun [C/U]

 us   /dɪˌlɪb·əˈreɪ·ʃən/
considering or ​discussing something: [U] After much deliberation, she ​decided to ​accepttheiroffer.
(Definition of deliberation from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “deliberation”
in Chinese (Simplified) 讨论, 考虑…
in Turkish bir karara varmadan önce dikkatlice düşünme, müzakere etme…
in Russian размышление, обсуждение…
in Chinese (Traditional) 討論, 考慮…
in Polish obrady, deliberacja…
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