- aforethought : with malice aforethought adv phr Jur avec préméditation.
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aforethought — afore·thought /ə fōr ˌthȯt/ adj: previously in mind: premeditated Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. aforethought … Law dictionary
Aforethought — A*fore thought , a. Premeditated; prepense; previously in mind; designed; as, malice aforethought, which is required to constitute murder. Bouvier. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
aforethought — (adj.) 1580s, from AFORE (Cf. afore) + past tense of THINK (Cf. think). Apparently an English loan translation of Old French legalese word prepense in malice prepense malice aforethought (Coke) … Etymology dictionary
Aforethought — A*fore thought , n. Premeditation. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
aforethought — [ə fôr′thôt΄] adj. thought out beforehand; premeditated … English World dictionary
aforethought — A thought had before; premeditation; prepense. The words premeditated, aforethought, and prepense, possess etymologically the same meaning. They are the Latin and Saxon synonyms, expressing a single idea, and may possess in law precisely the same … Ballentine's law dictionary
aforethought — adjective Date: 1581 previously in mind ; premeditated, deliberate < with malice aforethought > … New Collegiate Dictionary
aforethought — /euh fawr thawt , euh fohr /, adj. 1. thought of previously; premeditated (usually used predicatively): with malice aforethought. n. 2. premeditation; forethought. [1575 85; AFORE + THOUGHT2] * * * … Universalium
aforethought — adjective /əˈfɔː.θɔːt,əˈfɔːr.θɑːt,əˈfɔːr.θɔːt/ Premeditated; planned ahead of time. This was not merely wrong; it was clearly done with malice aforethought. Syn: planned, premeditated See Also: fore, forethought, thought … Wiktionary
aforethought — a|fore|thought [əˈfo:θo:t US əˈfo:rθo:t] adj →with malice aforethought at ↑malice … Dictionary of contemporary English
aforethought — a|fore|thought [ ə fɔr,θɔt ] adjective LEGAL with malice aforethought with a deliberate intention of causing harm … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English