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decisionnoun

uk   /dɪˈsɪʒ.ən/ us   /dɪˈsɪʒ.ən/
  • decision noun (CHOICE)

B1 [C] a choice that you make about something after thinking about several possibilities: She has had to make some very difficult decisions. The company will reach/come to/make a decision shortly. Let me have a/your decision (= tell me what you have decided) by next week. [+ to infinitive] It was his decision to leave. The decision about/on whether he is innocent or guilty rests with the jury. We need to take a lot of factors into account in our decision-making. [+ that] I accepted his decision that he wished to die with dignity.

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decisionnoun [C]

us   /dɪˈsɪʒ·ən/
something you choose; a choice: The board will make its decision shortly. [+ to infinitive] Their decision not to attend the party puzzled everyone.
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Translations of “decision”
in Korean 결정…
in Arabic قَرار…
in Malaysian keputusan…
in French décision…
in Russian решение…
in Chinese (Traditional) 選擇, 決定, 決策…
in Italian decisione…
in Turkish karar…
in Polish decyzja…
in Spanish decisión…
in Vietnamese quyết định…
in Portuguese decisão…
in Thai การตัดสินใจ…
in German die Entscheidung…
in Catalan decisió…
in Japanese 決定, 結論…
in Chinese (Simplified) 选择, 决定, 决策…
in Indonesian keputusan…
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“decision” in British English

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