Translation of "decide" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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uk /dɪˈsaɪd/ us /dɪˈsaɪd/

A2 [ I or T ] to choose something, especially after thinking carefully about several possibilities

They have to decide by next Friday. 他們必須在下週五前作出決定。
It doesn't matter to me which one we have - you decide. 我不在乎給我們哪個——你來決定吧。
[ + to infinitive ] In the end, we decided to go to the theatre. 最後我們決定去劇院。
[ + (that) ] She decided (that) she would travel to India. 她決定隱居鄉間。
[ + question word ] I can't decide what to do. 我不知道該怎麼辦。
He can't decide whether to buy it. 他決定不了要不要把它買下來。
The committee decided in favour of (= made a formal judgment to choose) the cheapest option. 委員會決定選用最經濟的方案。

C2 [ T ] to be the reason or situation that makes a particular result happen

The weather decided the outcome of the tennis match. 天氣狀況決定了板球賽的結果。
Tim's mistake decided the game (= caused him to lose). 蒂姆的失誤導致了那場比賽的落敗。

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