Definition of resolved in English:

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Pronunciation: /rəˈzälvd/
Pronunciation: /rəˈzôlvd/


[predicative, with infinitive]
Firmly determined to do something: Constance was resolved not to cry
More example sentences
  • With the New Year approaching, Daphne's resolved to make everything all right again.
  • Nursing must act now in a unified voice with a resolved spirit to determine its own destiny.
  • Whatever it takes, whatever it costs, this patient, this resolved nation will win the first war of the 21st century.
determined, hell-bent, intent, set



Pronunciation: /rəˈzälvədlē/ Pronunciation: /rēˈzälvədlē/ Pronunciation: /rəˈzôlvədlē/ Pronunciation: /rēˈzôlvədlē/
Example sentences
  • And as this second series unfurls, things seem pretty much business as usual; the chatty and informal style, the resolvedly non - empirical preparation, the endless licking of spoons.
  • An aroused Norman nervously replaces the picture, glances up to the house (in profile) with his jaw slightly twitching, and then resolvedly walks out.
  • But the need is soon felt for a new art form, reflecting a resolvedly modernist society.

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Syllabification: re·solved

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