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deliberation

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1 a careful weighing of the reasons for or against something
  • gave the matter full deliberation before reaching a decision

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  • short shrift
2 an exchange of views for the purpose of exploring a subject or deciding an issue
  • there was a great deal of deliberation among the representatives about the wording of the public statement

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The first known use of deliberation was in the 14th century

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“Deliberation.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/deliberation. Accessed 28 Sep. 2020.

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