decisive
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /dɪˈsaɪsɪv/
Adjective

decisive

  1. Having the power or quality of deciding a question or controversy; putting an end to contest or controversy; final; conclusive.
    A decisive battle is fatal for one side's war chances
    A decisive vote
  2. Marked by promptness and decision.
    decisive action
    A noble instance of this attribute of the decisive character. -J. Foster.
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