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- n. The criminal intent which precedes a crime, especially murder.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. malice previously and deliberately entertained.
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- n. (law) criminal intent; the thoughts and intentions behind a wrongful act (including knowledge that the act is illegal); often at issue in murder trials
Translating Anglo-Norman malice prepensé. (Wiktionary)