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    Deliberation

    Is it okay to say " a careful deliberation" or does the word deliberation already imply a careful process, so saying "careful" before "deliberation" is redundant ?

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    Re: Deliberation

    ***Not a teacher***

    You make a good point about the redundancy, but "careful deliberation" is still a very common phrase- just try a Google search in quotes.

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    Re: Deliberation

    I think "careful deliberation" is fine but it wouldn't normally be preceded by the indefinite article.

    He gave the subject careful deliberation.
    Careful deliberation was required before making a decision.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Deliberation

    Anyone who has watched the US Senate ("The World's Greatest Deliberative Body" - https://www.google.com/search?q=worl...hrome&ie=UTF-8) will see that deliberations need not be "careful."

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