- The unlawful intent which precedes a crime, specifically murder.
- malice formerly and deliberately entertained.
- (law) unlawful intention; the ideas and intentions behind a wrongful act (including understanding your work is unlawful); usually at problem in murder studies
- Definition for "malice aforethought"
- The unlawful intent which precedes a crime, specifically…
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- Hyponym for "malice aforethought"
- Hypernym for "malice aforethought"