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decide

verb
 
 
/dɪˈsaɪd/
CHOOSE [I, T] A2 to choose something after thinking about several possibilities: [+ question word] I haven't decided whether or not to tell him. [+ to do sth] She's decided to take the job. [+ (that)] The teachers decided that the school would take part in the competition.Decisions and deciding
RESULT [T] C2 to be the reason or situation that makes a particular result happen: This match will decide the tournament.Outcomes and consequences
deciding factor C2 the thing that helps to make the final decisionDecisions and deciding
(Definition of decide from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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