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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Planned or intended beforehand; premeditated: malice aforethought.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Premeditated; planned ahead of time.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Premeditated; prepense; previously in mind; designed.
  • n. Premeditation.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Thought of beforehand; premeditated; prepense: used in law.
  • n. Premeditation; forethought.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. planned in advance

Etymologies

From afore- +‎ thought. (Wiktionary)

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