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3 definitions found
 for premeditation
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Premeditation \Pre*med`i*ta"tion\, n. [L. praemeditatio: cf. F.
     The act of meditating or contriving beforehand; previous
     deliberation; forethought.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: planning or plotting in advance of acting [syn:
           premeditation, forethought]
      2: (law) thought and intention to commit a crime well in advance
         of the crime; goes to show criminal intent

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  27 Moby Thesaurus words for "premeditation":
     aforethought, calculatedness, calculation, caution, deliberateness,
     deliberation, express intention, expressness, forethought,
     frame-up, intentionality, packed deal, packed jury, planning,
     plotting, prearrangement, preconcertedness, preconsideration,
     predeliberation, predetermination, preordering, preresolution,
     put-up job, rigged jury, scheming, setup, stacked deck

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