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deliberations, plural;
  1. Long and careful consideration or discussion
    • - after much deliberation, we arrived at a compromise
    • - the commission's deliberations
  2. Slow and careful movement or thought
    • - he replaced the glass on the table with deliberation

  1. (usually plural) discussion of all sides of a question; "the deliberations of the jury"
  2. careful consideration; "a little deliberation would have deterred them"
  3. calculation: planning something carefully and intentionally; "it was the deliberation of his act that was insulting"
  4. slowness: a rate demonstrating an absence of haste or hurry
  5. the trait of thoughtfulness in action or decision; "he was a man of judicial deliberation"
  6. (deliberative) involved in or characterized by deliberation and discussion and examination; "a deliberative body"
  7. Legal deliberation is the process in which a jury in a trial in court discusses in private the findings of the court and decides by vote with which argument to agree of either opposing side. ...
  8. (deliberations) When a jury, for either a civil or criminal case, goes into the jury room to discuss the evidence and testimony and reach a verdict.
  9. (Deliberations) The discussion by the jury through which the verdict in a case is reached. This discussion is private; only members of the jury are allowed to participate or to be present.
  10. (Deliberations) Commonly used to describe the process of a jury discussing the facts of a case prior to reaching a verdict.
  11. (deliberations) A secret meeting at which the jury considers the evidence presented at trial to decide if a person is guilty of charged offenses.
  12. (Arabic ta'anni ) is enjoined by Muhammad in the Traditions. He is related to have said, "Deliberations in your undertakings is pleasing to God, and hurry ('ajalah) is pleasing to the devil. "Deliberation is best in everything except in the things concerning eternity." (Halis-I-Tirmizi)
  13. the process by which a panel of jurors comes to a decision on a verdict
  14. the act of examining one's bread to determine which side it is buttered on.
  15. inquiry that proceeds from a conception of a desirable end to the choice of act that will lead to that end; is not used when strict science or art dictates what should be done but only where there is some indeterminacy; proceeds by resolution rather than composition. See inquiry, resolution.
  16. Thinking about an act before doing it for any amount of time, no matter how brief the time span.
  17. The jury's decision making process after hearing the evidence and closing arguments and being given the court's instructions.