Definition of decisive in English:
1Settling an issue; producing a definite result: the Supreme Court voided the statute by a decisive 7-2 vote decisive evidence
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- That goal proved crucial as it was the only decisive result between the top four teams.
- In 1918 across the Western Front and in Italy the decisive final battles of the war were fought.
- Holland is expected to deliver a similarly decisive result when a referendum is held there tomorrow.
1.1(Of a person) having or showing the ability to make decisions quickly and effectively.
- But the motives of many are a more base fear of the side effects of doing anything decisive.
- The firm and decisive action taken indicates how seriously the ECB and the club have treated the case.
- You may be frustrated with him or her for not being very decisive.
Words that rhyme with decisivederisive, divisive, incisive
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