1. That deliberates, considers carefully.
    • a consummate work of deliberative wisdom
    • The court of jurisdiction is to be distinguished from the deliberative body, the advisers of the crown.

deliberative (plural deliberatives)

  1. A discourse in which a question is discussed, or weighed and examined.
  2. A kind of rhetoric employed in proving a thing and convincing others of its truth, in order to persuade them to adopt it.

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