deliberation - definition and synonyms

noun 

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/dɪˌlɪbəˈreɪʃ(ə)n/
singulardeliberation
pluraldeliberations
  1. 1

    deliberations

    [plural] discussions in which a subject is considered carefully
  2. 2
    [uncountable] long and careful thought or discussion

    After much deliberation, Roy accepted the offer.

  3. 3
    [uncountable] a slow and careful way of speaking or moving