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resolveverb

us   /rɪˈzɑlv, -ˈzɔlv/
  • resolve verb (SOLVE)

[T] to solve or end a problem or difficulty: The couple resolved their differences.
  • resolve verb (DECIDE)

to make a determined decision: [+ that clause] They resolved that they would never argue over money. [+ to infinitive] I resolved to run a mile a day.

resolvenoun [U]

us   /rɪˈzɑlv, -ˈzɔlv/
  • resolve noun [U] (DECISION)

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resolveverb

uk   /rɪˈzɒlv/ us   /rɪˈzɑːlv/
  • resolve verb (SOLVE)

C1 [T] to solve or end a problem or difficulty: Have you resolved the problem of transport yet? The couple resolved their differences and made an effort to get along.

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resolvenoun [U]

uk   /rɪˈzɒlv/ us   /rɪˈzɑːlv/ formal
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resolveverb [T]

uk   /rɪˈzɒlv/ us  
to solve or end a problem or disagreement: resolve a dispute/problem/conflict Lawyers could not resolve the dispute.resolve differences Legislators are meeting this week to resolve differences in versions of the budget.
formal to make a decision formally or with determination: resolve to do sth They resolved to build a business for themselves.resolve that He resolved that total expenditure will rise 3.3% in real terms in the next year.

resolvenoun [U]

uk   /rɪˈzɒlv/ us  
strong determination: weaken/strengthen sb's resolve Successful people use setbacks as an opportunity to strengthen their resolve.test sb's resolve The last three years have tested our resolve.
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