aforethought

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adjective afore·thought \-ˌthȯt\

Definition of aforethought

  1. :  previously in mind :  premeditated, deliberate with malice aforethought

15th Century

First Known Use of aforethought

15th century


AFORETHOUGHT Defined for English Language Learners

aforethought

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adjective afore·thought \-ˌthȯt\

Definition of aforethought for English Language Learners

  • : thought about or planned beforehand


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aforethought

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adjective afore·thought \ə-ˈfōr-ˌthȯt\

Legal Definition of aforethought

  1. :  previously in mind :  premeditated



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