decision
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /dɪˈsɪʒən/
Noun

decision

  1. The act of deciding.
  2. A choice or judgement.
    It is the decision of the court that movies are protected as free speech.
    It's a tough decision, but I'll take vanilla.
  3. (uncountable) Firmness of conviction.
    After agonizing deliberations, they finally proceeded with decision.
  4. (chiefly combat sports) A result arrived at by the judges when there is no clear winner at the end of the contest.
    He has won twice by knockout, once by decision.
  5. (baseball) A win or a loss awarded to a pitcher.
Related terms Translations Translations
  • Portuguese: decisão
  • Russian: реши́тельность
Translations Verb

decision (decisions, present participle decisioning; past and past participle decisioned)

  1. (boxing) To defeat an opponent by a decision of the judges, rather than by a knockout



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