Definition of preconsideration in US English:

preconsideration

noun

  • Prior thought or contemplation; a preliminary consideration.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in William Perkins (1558–1602), theologian and Church of England clergyman. From pre- + consideration. Compare post-classical Latin praeconsideratio.

Pronunciation

preconsideration

/ˌpriːkənˌsɪdəˈreɪʃn/