Definition of "premeditation"
  1. The act of planning or thinking in detail about an action, such as a crime, before carrying it out
How to use "premeditation" in a sentence
  1. The stolen jewelry and getaway vehicle suggested premeditation behind the robbery.
  2. The prosecutor argued the crime was not a spontaneous act, but rather a result of premeditation.
  3. They found evidence of premeditation which upgraded the charge from manslaughter to first-degree murder.

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