Translation of "decisive" - English-Spanish dictionary


adjective uk /dɪˈsaɪ.sɪv/ us

A able to make decisions quickly and confidently, or showing this quality

You need to be more decisive.
a decisive reply
→ Opposite indecisive

strongly affecting how a situation will progress or end

These results could prove decisive in establishing the criminal’s identity.
a decisive role
a decisive victory
decisively adverb uk /-li/ us

con decisión
If we had acted earlier and more decisively (= more quickly and effectively) it might not have come to this.
decisiveness noun [ no plural ] uk /-nəs/ us

(Translation of “decisive” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


adjective /diˈsaisiv/

final; putting an end to a contest, dispute etc

The battle was decisive.

showing decision and firmness

He’s very decisive, and always knows exactly what he wants.
decisiveness noun

Decisiveness is an important leadership quality.
decisively adverb

con decisión, decididamente
He acted very decisively.

(Translation of “decisive” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)