premeditated

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adjective pre·med·i·tat·ed \-ˌtā-təd\

Definition of premeditated

  1. :  characterized by fully conscious willful intent and a measure of forethought and planning <premeditated murder>

premeditatedly

adverb

1590

First Known Use of premeditated

1590


PREMEDITATED Defined for English Language Learners

premeditated

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adjective pre·med·i·tat·ed \-ˌtā-təd\

Definition of premeditated for English Language Learners

  • : done or made according to a plan : planned in advance


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premeditated

adjective pre·med·i·tat·ed

Legal Definition of premeditated

  1. :  having been thought about at some point before being committed <any premeditated killing>; also :  having been formed prior to commission of the act <with premeditated malice> — compare deliberate


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