deliberate

An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (on purpose)
a. deliberado
"I won't stand for these deliberate attacks on my reputation," said the politician."No soportaré estos ataques deliberados contra mi reputación", dijo el político.
b. intencionado
The tax auditors don't care if the submission of false information was deliberate or not.A los auditores de impuestos no les importa si la entrega de información falsa fue intencionada o no.
2. (not hurried)
a. pausado
My grandfather was very thoughtful and deliberate with his words.Mi abuelo era muy pensativo y pausado con sus palabras.
b. lento
A surgeon must perform precise, deliberate movements during a procedure.Un cirujano debe realizar movimientos lentos y precisos durante un procedimiento.
3. (cautious)
a. reflexivo
A delicate situation like this calls for deliberate consideration.Una situación delicada como esta requiere consideración reflexiva.
b. prudente
Lola is very deliberate with the use of her money, so you won't see a fancy sports car in her driveway.Lola es muy prudente con su dinero, y no verás un carro deportivo lujoso en la entrada de su casa.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
4. (to think)
a. reflexionar
This is a big decision, so we understand if you need time to deliberate on it.Esta es una decisión muy importante, así que entenderemos si necesitas tiempo para reflexionar sobre ella.
5. (to discuss)
a. deliberar
The three congressmen spent the day deliberating on the final draft of the bill.Los tres senadores pasaron el día deliberando sobre la versión final del proyecto de ley.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
6. (to contemplate)
a. deliberar sobre
The jury deliberated the evidence of the case for over nine hours.El jurado deliberó sobre las pruebas del caso durante más de nueve horas.
b. pensar
Natalia was deliberating whether it would be better to become a doctor than a nurse practitioner.Natalia estuvo pensando si sería mejor hacerse doctora que practicante de enfermería.
c. discutir
The council deliberated how they should punish the man.El consejo discutió como deberían castigar al hombre.
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deliberate
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (intentional)
a. deliberado(a), intencionado(a)
it wasn't deliberatefue sin querer
2. (unhurried)
a. pausado(a)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
3. (think)
a. reflexionar
4. (discuss)
a. deliberar
deliberate
adjective
[dɪˈlɪbərɪt]
1 (intentional) deliberado; premeditado
2 (cautious) prudente
3 (unhurried) pausado; lento
transitive verb
[dɪˈlɪbəreɪt] (think about) [+issue, question] reflexionar sobre; deliberar sobre; (discuss) deliberar sobre; discutir
I deliberated what to do estuve pensando qué debería hacer; I deliberated whether to do it estuve pensando or deliberando si hacerlo o no
intransitive verb
[dɪˈlɪbəreɪt] (think) reflexionar; meditar;on sobre; (discuss) deliberar;on sobre;
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