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English definition of “resolve”

resolve

verb  /rɪˈzɑlv, -ˈzɔlv/ us  

resolve verb (SOLVE)

[T] to solve or end a problem or difficulty: The couple resolved their differences.

resolve verb (DECIDE)

to make a determined decision: [+ that clause] They resolved that they would never argue over money. [+ to infinitive] I resolved to run a mile a day.

resolve

noun [U]  /rɪˈzɑlv, -ˈzɔlv/ us  

resolve noun [U] (DECISION)

strong determination: The experience increased her resolve to change careers.
(Definition of resolve from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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