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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 toleave. The decision about/on whether he is ​innocent or ​guiltyrests 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 ​partypuzzled 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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