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deliberation Explained

deliberation at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


deliberation at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

c.1374, from L. deliberationem, from deliberare "weigh, consider well," from de- "entirely" + -liberare, alt. (perhaps by influence of liberare "liberate") from librare "to balance, weigh," from libra "scale." ///

deliberation at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

1 [U and C] careful consideration or discussion of something: -- After much deliberation , first prize was awarded to Derek Murray.// deliberation of// --the deliberations of committee meetings//
2 [U] formal if you speak or move with deliberation, you speak or move slowly and carefully:

délibération at French => English Of Explained:

consulting service

DELIBERATION at English => English (devils) Of Explained:

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deliberation at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

135 Moby Thesaurus words for "deliberation":
advisement, aforethought, airing, analysis, application, brainwork,
brooding, buzz session, calculatedness, calculation, canniness,
canvassing, care, careful consideration, carefulness, caution,
cautiousness, cerebration, circumspection, cloture, cogitation,
colloquium, committee consideration, concentration, confabulation,
conference, consideration, contemplation, counsel, creeping,
debate, debating, deliberate stages, deliberateness, dialectic,
dialogue, discretion, discussion, division, dolce far niente,
drawl, examination, exchange of views, express intention,
expressness, filibuster, filibustering, filing, first reading,
foot-dragging, forethought, forum, gingerliness, guardedness,
hastelessness, hedge, hedging, heed, heedfulness, hesitation,
idleness, inactivity, indolence, inertia, inertness,
intentionality, introduction, investigation, joint discussion,
judiciousness, languor, laziness, leisureliness, lentitude, lentor,
logical analysis, logical discussion, logrolling, lucubration,
meditation, mindfulness, musing, open discussion, open forum,
panel discussion, pawkiness, pokiness, pondering, preconsideration,
predeliberation, predetermination, premeditation, preresolution,
prior consultation, prudence, prudentialness, rap, rap session,
reflection, regardfulness, relaxedness, reluctance, review,
revolving, roll call, rumination, safeness, safety first,
second reading, seminar, slackness, sloth, slowness,
slowness to act, sluggardy, sluggishness, solicitude, speculation,
steamroller methods, study, symposium, tabling, talkathon,
tentativeness, third reading, thoroughness, town meeting,
treatment, uncommunicativeness, unhastiness, unhurriedness,
unprecipitateness, ventilation, vote, weighing

deliberation at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[N] (Thought): thought, intellection, reflection, cogitation, consideration, meditation, study, speculation, deliberation, pondering, close study, application, attention, abstract thought, abstraction, contemplation, musing, reverie.

deliberation at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

1 [U, C, usually pl.] the process of carefully considering or discussing sth:
After ten hours of deliberation, the jury returned a verdict of 'not guilty'. * The deliberations of the committee are completely confidential.
2 [U] the quality of being slow and careful in what you say or do:
She signed her name with great deliberation.

DELIBERATION at English => English (Bouviers Law) Of Explained:

) noun [usually sing.]:
the clang of the school bellnoun
(BrE, informal) an obvious and embarrassing mistake:
Mentioning her ex-husband was a bit of a clanger.
IDIOMS see DROP v.verb
to make a loud sound like pieces of metal hitting each other; to cause sth to make this sound:
[V] clanking chains * [V-ADJ] I heard a door clank shut. * [VN] The guard clanked his heavy ring of keys.
clank (also clanking) noun [usually sing.]adjective
(often disapproving) (of members of a group) not showing interest in people who are not in the groupnoun
(plural clansmen ) a member of a CLAN:
Will you call on your clansmen to fight with us?verb, noun

1 to hit your open hands together several times to show that you approve of or have enjoyed sth:
[V] The audience cheered and clapped. * [VN] Everyone clapped us when we went up to get our prize.

2 ~ (your hands) to hit your open hands together:
[VN] She clapped her hands in delight. * He clapped his hands for silence. * [V] Everyone clapped in time to th

Deliberation at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Deliberation \De*lib`er*a"tion\, n. [L. deliberatio: cf. F.
1. The act of deliberating, or of weighing and examining the
reasons for and against a choice or measure; careful
consideration; mature reflection.

Choosing the fairest way with a calm deliberation.
--W. Montagu.

2. Careful discussion and examination of the reasons for and
against a measure; as, the deliberations of a legislative
body or council.

deliberation at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

n 1: (usually plural) discussion of all sides of a question; "the
deliberations of the jury"
2: careful consideration; "a little deliberation would have
deterred them" [syn: {weighing}, {advisement}]
3: planning something carefully and intentionally; "it was the
deliberation of his act that was insulting" [syn: {calculation}]
4: a rate demonstrating an absence of haste or hurry [syn: {slowness},
{deliberateness}, {unhurriedness}]
5: the trait of thoughtfulness in action or decision; "he was a
man of judicial deliberation" [syn: {deliberateness}]

deliberation at English (WD) Of Explained:

Inter: also » délibération



* Inter: rhymes » eɪʃən


Inter: en-nou » n
  • The act of deliberating, or of weighing and examining the reasons for and against a choice or measure; careful consideration; mature reflection.
    1. Careful discussion and examination of the reasons for and against a measure; as, the deliberations of a legislative body or council.


      Inter: trans-top » The act of deliberating, or of weighing and examining the reasons for and against a choice or measure

  • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|обмисляне|n, Inter: t+ » bg|преценяване|n
  • Danish: Inter: t- » da|overvejelse|c
  • Finnish: harkinta, pohdinta, pohdiskelu

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • German: Inter: t+ » de|Abwägung|f
    • Norwegian: overveielse
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|обдумывание|n

    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » Careful discussion and examination of the reasons for and against a measure
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|разискване|n
    • Danish: Inter: t- » da|drøftelse|c, Inter: t- » da|rådslagning|c
    • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|harkinta, Inter: t+ » fi|puinti

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • German: Inter: t+ » de|Abwägung|f
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|рассмотрение|n
  • Telugu: Inter: t+ » te|చర్చ|tr=charcha

  • Inter: trans-botto » m

    Middle French


    Inter: frm-noun » f
  • deliberation; contemplation


    * French: Inter: l » fr|délibération

  • Translation: et » deliberation
    Translation: el » deliberation
    Translation: eo » deliberation
    Translation: fr » deliberation
    Translation: ko » deliberation
    Translation: io » deliberation
    Translation: kn » deliberation
    Translation: hu » deliberation
    Translation: mg » deliberation
    Translation: ml » deliberation
    Translation: my » deliberation
    Translation: ja » deliberation
    Translation: pl » deliberation
    Translation: ru » deliberation
    Translation: ta » deliberation
    Translation: te » deliberation
    Translation: vi » deliberation
    Translation: zh » deliberation

    délibération at English (WD) Of Explained:

    Inter: also » deliberation



    * Inter: IPA » /ʁa.sjɔ̃/|lang=fr


    Inter: fr-noun » f|sort=deliberation
  • deliberation; contemplation
    1. deliberation; discussion
    2. deliberation Inter: gloss » decision taken by a governing body

    Translation: cs » délibération
    Translation: et » délibération
    Translation: el » délibération
    Translation: fr » délibération
    Translation: ko » délibération
    Translation: io » délibération
    Translation: mg » délibération
    Translation: vi » délibération