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decision

noun uk   us   /dɪˈsɪʒ.ən/

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.
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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 calling the police.
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Translations of “decision”
in Arabic قَرار…
in Korean 결정…
in Malaysian keputusan…
in French décision…
in Turkish karar…
in Italian decisione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 選擇, 決定, 決策…
in Russian решение…
in Polish decyzja…
in Vietnamese quyết định…
in Spanish decisión…
in Portuguese decisão…
in Thai การตัดสินใจ…
in German die Entscheidung…
in Catalan decisió…
in Japanese 決定, 結論…
in Indonesian keputusan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 选择, 决定, 决策…
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