Definition of “premeditated” - English Dictionary

“premeditated” in British English

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premeditatedadjective

uk /ˌpriːˈmed.ɪ.teɪ.tɪd/ us /ˌpriːˈmed.ə.teɪ.t̬ɪd/

(Definition of “premeditated” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“premeditated” in American English

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premeditatedadjective [ not gradable ]

us /priˈmed·ɪˌteɪ·t̬ɪd/

thought of or planned before being done:

The police believe the crime was premeditated.

(Definition of “premeditated” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)