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decision

noun [C]
 
 
/dɪˈsɪʒən/
B1 a choice that you make about something after thinking about several possibilities: She has had to make some very difficult decisions. [+ to do sth] It was his decision to leave. The committee should come to/reach a final decision by next week.Decisions and deciding
Translations of “decision”
in Arabic قَرار…
in Korean 결정…
in Malaysian keputusan…
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 Vietnamese quyết định…
in Spanish decisión…
in Portuguese decisão…
in Thai การตัดสินใจ…
in German die Entscheidung…
in Catalan decisió…
in Japanese 決定, 結論…
in Indonesian keputusan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 选择, 决定, 决策…
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