- 1A conclusion or resolution reached after consideration: I’ll make the decision on my own the editor’s decision is finalMore example sentences
- The selectors may have tough decisions to make but we have to take our strongest side.
- Editors can make decisions and take action whether they are in the office or outside it.
- We stress that our board has made no decisions in respect of closure or any other option.
- 1.1The action or process of deciding something or of resolving a question: the information was used as the basis for decisionMore example sentences
- As the argument on it developed three questions emerged for decision.
- History will remember that day not only as a day of tragedy but as a day of decision - when the civilized world was stirred to anger and to action.
- Again and again in America's history, our citizens have faced crucial moments of decision.
- 1.2A formal judgment: last year’s Supreme Court decisionMore example sentences
- For this reason, in my judgment, the decision of the Tribunal on this issue is flawed and cannot stand.
- This is an application for judicial review of a decision of the Immigration Appeal Tribunal.
- The claimant failed in an attempt to get a judicial review of a decision by the Press Complaints Commission.
- 1.3The ability or tendency to make decisions quickly; decisiveness: she was a woman of decisionMore example sentences
- She stared into his face for a long time before she spoke again, and when she did, it was in a tone of decision.
- The Council said it will reach a final decision on the planning application within the next two to three weeks.
- 1.4 Boxing The awarding of a fight, in the absence of a knockout or technical knockout, to the boxer with the most rounds won or with the most points.More example sentences
- Yet he passed this first test with flying colors, fighting his way to a ten round decision.
- The fight went to a technical decision after an accidental clash of heads in the fourth round.
- Then came the most controversial decision of the night with the home boxer being awarded a majority decision.
late Middle English: from Latin decisio(n-), from decidere 'determine' (see decide).