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The action of planning something (especially a crime) beforehand; intent.‘the defendant said there was no planning or premeditation’
planning, intent, forethought, pre-planning, advance planning, prearrangement, deliberationView synonyms
- ‘Furthermore, we are by no means satisfied that there was no premeditation.’
- ‘It should be noted, however, that malice aforethought is a technical term whose meaning implies neither ill-will nor premeditation.’
- ‘The criteria in establishing a serial murder is that there must be planning, premeditation.’
- ‘Digging a grave smacks of premeditation, and premeditation means the act was calculated.’
- ‘There was an element of premeditation about the incident because the group left the public house as the other group of supporters arrived at the station and attempted to leave the station.’
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