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New Year's resolutionnoun [C]

uk   /ˌnjuː ˌjɪəz ˌrez.əˈluː.ʃən/  us   /ˌnuː ˌjɪrz ˌrez.əˈluː.ʃən/ (also New Year resolution)
a ​promise that you make to yourself to ​start doing something good or ​stop doing something ​bad on the first ​day of the ​year: "Have you made any New Year's ​resolutions?" "Yes, I'm going to ​eat more ​healthily and give up ​smoking."
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