Meaning of deliberation

de•lib•er•a•tion

Pronunciation: (di-lib"u-rā'shun), [key]
— n.
  1. careful consideration before decision.
  2. formal consultation or discussion.
  3. deliberate quality; leisureliness of movement or action; slowness.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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