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resolve

Pronunciation: /rɪˈzɑːlv; rɪˈzɒlv/

Translation of resolve in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 2 countable/numerable (decision) decisión (feminine), determinación (feminine) she made a firm resolve to … tomó la decisión or determinación de …, hizo el firme propósito de …
    Example sentences
    • A resolution does not carry any force of law; it expresses the resolve of a legislative body by drawing attention and awareness to an important subject.
    • The successful outcome of this dispute will also serve as a warning to management who doubted the resolve of union members.
    • Meanwhile the resolve of some 18,000 engineers and technical workers to continue walking the picket lines remains strong.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1.1 (clear up) [problem/difficulty] resolver*; [doubt/misunderstanding] aclarar 1.2 (decide) resolver* to resolve to + infinitive/infinitivo resolver* or decidir + infinitive/infinitivo she resolved to do it herself resolvió or decidió hacerlo ella misma 1.3 [Admin] [Politics/Política] resolver*, acordar* 1.4 [Medicine/Medicina] [inflammation] resolver*, bajar 1.5 [Music/Música] [chord/note] resolver*

Phrasal verbs

resolve into

verb + object + preposition + object/verbo + complemento + preposición + complemento [light/force] [Physics/Física] descomponer* en; [issue/problem] dividir en 1.1verb + preposition + object/verbo + preposición + complemento [Physics/Física] descomponerse* en; [issue/problem] dividirse en

resolve on

resolve upon verb + preposition + object/verbo + preposición + complemento
[formal] the committee resolved on a subsidy for the group la comisión resolvió or decidió otorgar una subvención al grupo he resolved on completing the task alone resolvió or decidió terminar el trabajo solo

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