deliberate

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Pronunciation[change]

Adjective
Verb

Adjective[change]

Positive
deliberate

Comparative
more deliberate

Superlative
most deliberate

  1. A deliberate action was done on purpose, for a reason, it was not an accident.
    She walked up to her brother and gave him a deliberate kick.

Verb[change]

Plain form
deliberate

Third-person singular
deliberates

Past tense
deliberated

Past participle
deliberated

Present participle
deliberating

  1. If you deliberate something, you think about it carefully.
    The jury deliberated about the innocence of the person on trial.