President Obama is a thoughtful and deliberative decision maker who values debate and data.
Especially considered in combination with his attack on amendments, it is an assault on the deliberative character of the Senate.
Designed as the deliberative power, the Senate had become instead the negative power, the selfish power.
“deliberative process” probably means, in this case, killing the legislation.
This is a deliberative conversation, and he tries to get as much meaning into as few words as possible.
The functions of these assemblies were judicial as well as legislative and deliberative.
"That can hardly be permitted at this time," said the other in a deliberative manner.
The Senate, as the deliberative body may be termed, originally consisted of 17 members.
deliberative oratory, which has its place in deliberative bodies.
Reason and common sense demand that a great Church should have some sort of deliberative assembly.
1550s, from Middle French délibératif or directly from Latin deliberativus "pertaining to deliberation," from past participle stem of deliberare (see deliberation). Related: Deliberatively; deliberativeness.