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English definition of “resolution”

resolution

noun [S or U] (SOLVING)    /ˌrez.əˈluː.ʃən/ formal
C2 the act of solving or ending a problem or difficulty : a successful resolution to the crisis Solving and solutions
(Definition of resolution noun (SOLVING) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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