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resolution

noun  /ˌrez·əˈlu·ʃən/ us  

resolution noun (SOLUTION)

[C/U] the act of solving a problem or finding a way to improve a difficult situation: [C] Negotiators are working tirelessly for a swift resolution of this crisis. physics [C/U] Resolution is also the process of finding out the direction and strength of a vector .

resolution noun (DECISION)

[C] a formal statement of decision or opinion: The chairing officer called for a vote on the resolution. [C] If you make a resolution, you promise yourself to do something: [+ to infinitive] I made a New Year’s resolution to lose ten pounds.
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