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deliberation

noun [C or U] (DISCUSSION)    /dɪˌlɪb.əˈreɪ.ʃən/ 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.Thinking and contemplating
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