Translation of "resolve" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /rɪˈzɒlv/ us /rɪˈzɑːlv/

resolve verb (SOLVE)

C1 [ T ] to solve or end a problem or difficulty

Have you resolved the problem of transport yet? 你们解决交通问题了吗?
The couple resolved their differences and made an effort to get along. 这对夫妻消除了他们之间的分歧,尽力融洽相处。

More examples

  • The dispute over the song rights proved impossible to resolve.
  • A mediator has been called in to resolve the crisis.
  • They had an awful row several years ago, but now they've resolved their differences.
  • The president is predisposed towards negotiation and favours a peaceful way of resolving the crisis.
  • I'm sure these problems can be satisfactorily resolved.

resolve verb (DECIDE)

[ I ] formal to make a decision formally or with determination

[ + that ] She resolved that she would never speak to him again. 她决心再也不理他。
[ + adv/prep ] After hours of argument, they resolved against taking legal action. 经过几个小时的争论,他们决定不提起诉讼。
[ + to infinitive ] The company resolved to take no further action against the thieves. 公司决定不再继续追究这些窃贼。
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Phrasal verb(s)

resolvenoun [ U ]

uk /rɪˈzɒlv/ us /rɪˈzɑːlv/ formal

C2 strong determination

to weaken/strengthen/test someone's resolve 削弱/增强/考验某人的决心

(Translation of “resolve” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)