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Saltos de línea: de|cisive
Pronunciación: /dɪˈsʌɪsɪv

Definición de decisive en inglés:


1Settling an issue; producing a definite result: the archers played a decisive part in the victory a decisive battle
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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.
deciding, conclusive, determining, final, settling, key;
pivotal, critical, crucial, momentous, significant, influential, important, major, chief, principal, prime, paramount
2Having or showing the ability to make decisions quickly and effectively: she had an image of being tough and decisive he handled the situation in a calm, decisive way
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  • 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.


early 17th century: from French décisif, -ive, from medieval Latin decisivus, from decis- 'determined', from the verb decidere (see decide).

Palabras que riman con decisive

derisive, divisive, incisive

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