Definition of decided in English:
1(Of a quality) definite; unquestionable: the sunshine is a decided improvement
More example sentences
- Mid-way through her answer, her neatly measured affability gives way to a decided prickliness.
- The unfolding credit market dislocation took a decided turn for the worst this week.
- The density of the population figures by county shows a decided bias in favour of East Anglia.
1.1(Of a person) having clear opinions; resolute.
- My dad puts a comforting hand on my mother's shoulder and gets up; a decided look on his face.
- In his views, he was very decided.
- She's very decided on what she thinks, more than I am.
1.2 [attributive] (Of a legal case) that has been resolved.
- That is not an issue which in our researches we have been able to uncover any decided case where it has emerged.
- No definite rule of guidance to be followed under all circumstances can be extracted from the decided cases.
- There have been few decided cases on its application in the context of health care.
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