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resolution

noun /rezəˈluːʃən/
a firm decision (to do something)
der Entschluß
He made a resolution to get up early.
an opinion or decision formally expressed by a group of people, eg at a public meeting
der Beschluß
The meeting passed a resolution in favour of allowing women to join the society.
resoluteness.
die Entschlossenheit
the act of resolving (a problem etc).
die Lösung
resolute /-luːt/ adjective doing what one has decided to do, in spite of opposition, criticism etc
entschlossen
a resolute attitude.
resolutely adverb
entschlossen
resoluteness noun
die Entschlossenheit
resolve /rəˈzolv/ verb to make a firm decision (to do something)
beschließen
I’ve resolved to stop smoking.
to pass (a resolution)
beschließen
It was resolved that women should be allowed to join the society.
to take away (a doubt, fear etc) or produce an answer to (a problem, difficulty etc).
lösen
resolved /rəˈzolvd/ adjective determined
entschlossen
I am resolved to go and nothing will stop me.
(Definition of resolution from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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