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  • premeditation — pre·med·i·ta·tion /pri ˌme də tā shən/ n: an act or instance of premeditating; specif: consideration or planning of an act beforehand designed so that it requires premeditation to tamper with it murder in the first degree is the killing of a… …   Law dictionary

  • with malice aforethought — (Law) with criminal intention, with mens rea, with premeditation to carry out an unlawful act …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Premeditation — Premeditation, frequently referred to in the vernacular with the term in cold blood , is contemplation of acting out an intended crime, thinking about, planning, or plotting a crime beforehand [Premeditation [http://encarta.msn.com/dictionary… …   Wikipedia

  • premeditation — The act of meditating in advance; deliberation upon a contemplated act; plotting or contriving; a design formed to do something before it is done. Decision or plan to commit a crime, such as murder, before committing it. A prior determination to… …   Black's law dictionary

  • murder — mur·der 1 / mər dər/ n [partly from Old English morthor; partly from Old French murdre, of Germanic origin]: the crime of unlawfully and unjustifiably killing another under circumstances defined by statute (as with premeditation); esp: such a… …   Law dictionary

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  • Predetermination — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Predetermination >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 predestination predestination preordination premeditation predeliberation predetermination Sgm: N 1 foregone conclusion foregone conclusion fait accompli Sgm: N 1 parti… …   English dictionary for students

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  • deliberate — de·lib·er·ate 1 /di li bə ˌrāt/ vb at·ed, at·ing vi: to think about and weigh or discuss issues and decisions carefully the jury retired to deliberate vt: to think about or evaluate de·lib·er·ate 2 /di li bə rət/ adj …   Law dictionary

  • Murder (Italian law) — By Italian law, murder (omicidio [omiˈtʃidjo]) is regulated by articles 575 582, 584 585, and 589 of the Penal Code (Codice Penale). In general, according to Art.575, whoever causes the death of a human being is punishable by no less than 21… …   Wikipedia

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