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Premeditate

premeditate vb

-tat·ed
-tat·ing
vt
: to think about or consider beforehand [must the killing and deliberate about it "W. R. LaFave and A. W. Scott, Jr."]
vi
: to think or consider beforehand



Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.