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decision

noun uk   /dɪˈsɪʒ.ən/ us  

decision noun (CHOICE)

B1 [C] a choice that you make about something after thinking about several possibilities: She has had to make some very difficult decisions. The company will reach/come to/make a decision shortly. Let me have a/your decision (= tell me what you have decided) by next week. [+ to infinitive] It was his decision to leave. The decision about/on whether he is innocent or guilty rests with the jury. We need to take a lot of factors into account in our decision-making. [+ that] I accepted his decision that he wished to die with dignity.Decisions and deciding

decision noun (DECIDING QUICKLY)

[U] approving the ability to decide quickly and without pausing because you are not certain: She acted with decision, closing the bank account and phoning the police.
Opposite
Decisions and deciding
(Definition of decision from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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