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ponderverb [I/T]

 us   /ˈpɑn·dər/
to ​consider something ​carefully for a ​longtime: [T] She ponders the ​reaction she’ll ​receive. [I] The back ​porch is a ​quietplace where I can ponder.
(Definition of ponder from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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ponderverb [I or T]

uk   /ˈpɒn.dər/  us   /ˈpɑːn.dɚ/ formal
C2 to ​thinkcarefully about something, ​especially for a ​noticeablelength of ​time: She ​sat back for a ​minute to ponder her next ​move in the ​game.
(Definition of ponder from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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