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English definition of “decide”

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 verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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