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premeditated

adjective uk   /ˌpriːˈmed.ɪ.teɪ.tɪd/ us    /-t̬ɪd/
(especially of a crime or something unpleasant) done after being thought about or carefully planned: premeditated murder a premeditated attack The assault was premeditated and particularly brutal. Planning, expecting and arrangingPlotting and trapping
premeditation
noun [U] uk   /-med.ɪˈteɪ.ʃən/ us  
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