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Definition of Deliberation

Deliberation

  1. The act of deliberating, or of weighing and examining the reasons for and against a choice or measure; careful consideration; mature reflection.
  2. Careful discussion and examination of the reasons for and against a measure; as, the deliberations of a legislative body or council.

Deliberation Quotations

Deliberation, n.: The act of examining one's bread to determine which side it is buttered on.
Ambrose Bierce

The great constitutional corrective in the hands of the people against usurpation of power, or corruption by their agents is the right of suffrage; and this when used with calmness and deliberation will prove strong enough.
Andrew Jackson

Life is not long, and too much of it must not pass in idle deliberation how it shall be spent.
Samuel Johnson

Great effort is required to arrest decay and restore vigor. One must exercise proper deliberation, plan carefully before making a move, and be alert in guarding against relapse following a renaissance.
Horace

Deliberation and debate is the way you stir the soul of our democracy.
Jesse Jackson
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Deliberation Translations

deliberation in Latin is consilium, consulatio

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