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Definition of "decision" []

  • The passing of judgment on an issue under consideration. (noun)
  • The act of reaching a conclusion or making up one's mind. (noun)
  • A conclusion or judgment reached or pronounced; a verdict. (noun)
  • Firmness of character or action; determination. (noun)
  • Sports A victory won on points in boxing when no knockout has occurred or in wrestling when no fall has occurred. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "decision" in a sentence
  • "It wasn't a marketing decision, but a story decision*."
  • "¡§Your decision¡¨ is more likely to draw an unfortunate emotional response than ¡§the decision."
  • "Within this report we include some aspects which can be of help for better decision making A complete “decision making package” should be prepared within the FCR follow-up study."