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decision

noun
 
/dɪˈsɪʒ·ən/
B1 a choice that you make about something after thinking about many possibilities: What was your decision – are you coming or not? We need to make a decision.
Translations of “decision”
in Korean 결정…
in Arabic قَرار…
in French décision…
in Turkish karar…
in Italian decisione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 選擇, 決定, 決策…
in Russian решение…
in Polish decyzja…
in Spanish decisión…
in Portuguese decisão…
in German die Entscheidung…
in Catalan decisió…
in Japanese 決定, 結論…
in Chinese (Simplified) 选择, 决定, 决策…
(Definition of decision from the Websters Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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