Definition of premeditated
: characterized by fully conscious willful intent and a measure of forethought and planning premeditated murder
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In the fall of 2010, Rufus the Bobcat, the mascot of Ohio University, launched a premeditated attack on Ohio State's Brutus Buckeye in front of 105,075 fans packed inside the Horseshoe.
Like all of Morris' best films, Standard Operating Procedure is a philosophical comedy about an unexpected subject — a premeditated assault on the viewer's expectations of what's true.
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First Known Use of premeditated
PREMEDITATED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of premeditated for English Language Learners
: done or made according to a plan : planned in advance
Legal Definition of premeditated
: 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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