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deliberative


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Deliberative  \De*lib"er*a*tive\,  a.  [L.  deliberativus:  cf  F. 
  d['e]lib['e]ratif.] 
  Pertaining  to  deliberation;  proceeding  or  acting  by 
  deliberation,  or  by  discussion  and  examination;  deliberating; 
  as  a  deliberative  body. 
 
  A  consummate  work  of  deliberative  wisdom.  --Bancroft. 
 
  The  court  of  jurisdiction  is  to  be  distinguished  from 
  the  deliberative  body,  the  advisers  of  the  crown. 
  --Hallam. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Deliberative  \De*lib"er*a*tive\,  n. 
  1.  A  discourse  in  which  a  question  is  discussed,  or  weighed 
  and  examined.  --Bacon. 
 
  2.  A  kind  of  rhetoric  employed  in  proving  a  thing  and 
  convincing  others  of  its  truth,  in  order  to  persuade  them 
  to  adopt  it 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  deliberative 
  adj  :  involved  in  or  characterized  by  deliberation  and  discussion 
  and  examination;  "a  deliberative  body" 




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