deliberative deliberative  /dɪ ˈlɪ bə ˌreɪ tɪv/


  • (adj) involved in or characterized by deliberation and discussion and examination


  1. But those who can wait until just days before a major election and still consciously describe themselves as undecided that's an act of deliberative democratic will.
  2. In 21 years in state politics, Blanco, a Democrat, was always cautious and deliberative.
  3. He is a deliberative man, who campaigns in short bursts, and enjoys his private time as much as anyone.


  1. Board seeks new Ephrata hospital CEO

    EPHRATA - Columbia Basin Hospital officials have started the search for a new chief executive officer, but it's going to be a deliberative process.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Columbia Basin Herald

  2. Murder Ink

    A man who was shot 16 years ago and died late in 2012 was added to the homicide tally for 2013 as a result of the lengthy deliberative process the medical examiner uses to determine whether a death is a homicide. A young father allegedly beat to death his 2-year-old son living with his grandmother in Sandtown-Winchester, and Baltimore once again reached the 100-murder milestone. May 31 On Oct ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Baltimore City Paper

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