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- n. previous deliberation
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Previous deliberation.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Deliberation beforehand.
A long-distance call was an act of predeliberation that filled a span in his mind much more extended than the length of the call.
The central empirical finding is that group discussion is likely to shift judgments toward a more extreme point in the direction indicated by the median of predeliberation judgments.