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English definition of “resolve”

resolve

verb [I] (DECIDE)    /rɪˈzɒlv/ US  /-ˈzɑːlv/ formal
to make a decision formally or with determination : [+ that] She resolved that she would never speak to him again. [+ adv/prep] After hours of argument , they resolved against taking legal action . [+ to infinitive] The company resolved to take no further action against the thieves . → See also resoluteDecisions and deciding
(Definition of resolve verb (DECIDE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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