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premeditate

[ pri-med-i-teyt ]
/ pr瑟藞m蓻d 瑟藢te瑟t /
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verb (used with object), pre路med路i路tat路ed, pre路med路i路tat路ing.
to meditate, consider, or plan beforehand: to premeditate a murder.
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Origin of premeditate

First recorded in 1540鈥50; from Latin praemedit膩tus, past participle of praemedit膩r墨 鈥渢o contemplate in advance鈥; see pre-, meditate

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OTHER WORDS FROM premeditate

pre路med路i路ta路tive, adjectivepre路med路i路ta路tor, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for premeditate

premeditate
/ (pr瑟藞m蓻d瑟藢te瑟t) /

verb
to plan or consider (something, such as a violent crime) beforehand

Derived forms of premeditate

premeditatedly, adverbpremeditative, adjectivepremeditator, noun
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