contemplateverb [ I or T ]uk /ˈkɒn.təm.pleɪt/ us /ˈkɑːn.t̬əm.pleɪt/
They were contemplating a move to California.
- I'm contemplating leaving my job.
- Losing a child is just too awful to contemplate.
- I couldn't contemplate living on my own.
- He was contemplating his future.
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