Definition for DE-LIB'ER-A-TIVE


  1. Pertaining to deliberation; proceeding or acting by deliberation, or by mutual discussion and examination; as, the legislature is a deliberative body.
  2. Having a right or power to deliberate or discuss. In councils, the bishops have a deliberative voice. – Encyc.
  3. Apt or disposed to consider. – Bp. Barlow.

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