Meaning of deliberant in English:


Pronunciation /dɪˈlɪb(ə)rənt/ /dɪˈlɪb(ə)r(ə)nt/

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  • A person who deliberates a particular subject with others, especially as part of an assembly or other body. Formerly also: †a person who engages in careful reflection (obsolete).


Late 17th century; earliest use found in Obadiah Walker (1616–1699), college head and author. From classical Latin dēlīberant-, dēlīberāns, present participle of dēlīberāre deliber.