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English definition of “deciding”

deciding

adjective [before noun]     /dɪˈsaɪ.dɪŋ/
C2 A deciding event or action is more important than the rest because the final result, decision, or choice is changed by it: The environmental argument was a deciding factor. The chairperson always has the deciding vote. Glennon scored the deciding goal in the final minute of the match.Decisions and deciding
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