aforethought

[uh-fawr-thawt, uh-fohr-]
adjective
1.
thought of previously; premeditated (usually used predicatively): with malice aforethought.
noun
2.
premeditation; forethought.

Origin:
1575–85; afore + thought2

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aforethought (əˈfɔːˌθɔːt)
 
adj
(immediately postpositive) premeditated (esp in the phrase malice aforethought)

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Word Origin & History

aforethought
1580s, from afore + p.p. of think. Apparently an English loan-translation of O.Fr. legalese prepense in malice prepense "malice aforethought" (Coke)
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Example sentences
Essentially, it is of no matter, as malice aforethought and deliberate design
  mean the same thing.
Shorty with malice aforethought, deliberately and intentionally, and with
  callous and wanton disregard for human life.
It's a matter of malice aforethought on the part of persons unknown.
The unlawful killing of a human being by another with malice aforethought,
  either express or implied.
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