with malice aforethought

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Definition of with malice aforethought

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used to describe a criminal act that was deliberately planned to cause harm to someoneMurder is the killing of another person with malice aforethought.

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“With malice aforethought.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/with%20malice%20aforethought. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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