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resolve

verb [T]
 
 
/rɪˈzɒlv/
to solve or end a problem or disagreement: resolve a dispute/problem/conflict Lawyers could not resolve the dispute.resolve differences Legislators are meeting this week to resolve differences in versions of the budget.
formal to make a decision formally or with determination: resolve to do sth They resolved to build a business for themselves.resolve that He resolved that total expenditure will rise 3.3% in real terms in the next year.
(Definition of resolve verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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