Translation of deliberation in Spanish:

deliberation

Pronunciation: /dɪˌlɪbəˈreɪʃən/

n

[formal]
  • 1 1.1 uncountable/no numerable (consideration) deliberación (feminine) after long deliberation tras largas deliberaciones or una larga deliberación
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    • I said to them that in their deliberations they should consider the ten pensioners' flats adjacent.
    • The jury was resuming its deliberations today to consider verdicts on two remaining charges.
    • The discussions and deliberations which transpired over this period have been treated as a state secret.
    1.2
    (deliberations plural)
    (decision making) deliberaciones (feminine plural)
  • 2 uncountable/no numerable (unhurried manner) parsimonia (f), calma (f)
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    • Arms vertically extended, I turned with the slow deliberation of a cornered felon.
    • Again and again, with slow deliberation, the whale approaches the boat.
    • Tanned and looking younger than he is, he speaks with slow deliberation, well aware of the power of the spoken word.

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