Definition for DE-LIB-ER-A'TION

DE-LIB-ER-A'TION, n. [L. deliberatio.]

  1. The act of deliberating; the act of weighing and examining the reasons for and against a choice or measure; consideration. We say, a measure has been taken with deliberation.
  2. Mutual discussion and examination of the reasons for and against a measure; as, the deliberations of a legislative body or council.

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