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Definition of premeditation noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

premeditation

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌpriːˌmedɪˈteɪʃn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌpriːˌmedɪˈteɪʃn//
 
[uncountable]
 
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the act of considering and planning a crime or bad action in advance There was clear evidence of premeditation in the murder.