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resolute Syllabification: res·o·lute
Pronunciation: /ˈrezəˌl(y)o͞ot/

Definition of resolute in English:


Admirably purposeful, determined, and unwavering: she was resolute and unswerving
More example sentences
  • Throughout she remained resolute in her determination to find the information she sought.
  • I was just as resolute in my determination to spend Christmas with my fiancée.
  • It is important to be firm, resolute and committed to get through the first stage.


Pronunciation: /ˈrezəˌl(y)o͞otnəs/
Example sentences
  • This appropriate way involves a special moment of decisive action that involves resoluteness.
  • In addition to resolve we have resoluteness and strength.
  • The objective is to demonstrate our resoluteness in eradicating terrorism.


Late Middle English (in the sense 'paid', describing a rent): from Latin resolutus 'loosened, released, paid', past participle of resolvere (see resolve).

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