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[pri-med-i-tey-tid] /prɪˈmɛd ɪˌteɪ tɪd/
done deliberately; planned in advance:
a premeditated murder.
Origin of premeditated
First recorded in 1580-90; pre- + meditate + -ed2
Related forms
premeditatedly, adverb
unpremeditated, adjective
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See deliberate. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • What were then the alternatives before the, premeditatedly (respectively) and inadvertently, keyless couple?

    Ulysses James Joyce
  • You asked me, Sir, when in town, if a brave man could be a premeditatedly base one?

  • Mary returned to the office with a premeditatedly formal air toward Steve.

    The Gorgeous Girl Nalbro Bartley

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