Definition of deciding in English:

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Pronunciation: /dɪˈsʌɪdɪŋ/


Serving to resolve or settle something: taxes could be the deciding factor for millions of floating voters
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  • Mr Howden said his mother moved to Bellingham Road around seven years ago and ‘a major deciding factor’ was the fact the bus went right past her door.
  • If I struggle, I can remember the new bicycle sitting on the porch on the morning of my birthday that year, and how I overheard much later that it had been a deciding factor in her decision.
  • Again, this was the deciding factor in my decision to put my money behind SACD.
determining, decisive, conclusive, final, settling, key, pivotal, crucial, critical, most influential, significant, major, chief, principal, prime, paramount

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