decision decision  /dɪs ˈɪ ʒən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the act of making up your mind about something
  2. (n) a position or opinion or judgment reached after consideration
  3. (n) (boxing) a victory won on points when no knockout has occurred
  4. (n) the outcome of a game or contest
  5. (n) the trait of resoluteness as evidenced by firmness of character or purpose

Usage(s):

  1. Letting your unconscious guide complex decision-making may not necessarily be the most productive way to make choices, a new study says.
  2. The former House Majority discusses his decision to relinquish his seat in the House and cease his bid for reelection.
  3. The decision was made by one man, against the recommendation of nearly every other senior Administration adviser.

News

  1. Decision could lead to lost jobs in Pepeekeo

    Dozens of construction workers could lose their jobs on a bioenergy plant project in Pepeekeo following a decision in a labor dispute. Hu Honua Bioenergy is currently in the middle of a reconstruction project that will convert the former sugar mill power plant at Pepeekeo into a biomass electricity generation station.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: West Hawaii Today

  2. Decision delayed on wind farm

    A decision on a disputed wind farm development in northeast Indiana will have to wait until July 3. The Wells County Area Plan Commission tabled the matter during a well-attended public meeting earlier this week.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

  3. Decision Resources' Market Access Tracker Now Covers the Middle East and Africa

    BURLINGTON, Mass., June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, announces that its Market Access Tracker ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "I won't speak to him again until he makes his decision," Wade said. "And when it's over, I will congratulate him. But I will be watching."
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Dwyane Wade Source: The Associated Press

  2. "I don't make this decision based on any difference in policy with General McChrystal," the president said.
    on Jun 23, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: BusinessWeek

  3. "From the first minute Forlan had a problem. He was injured and could not continue," Tabarez said of the Athletico Madrid striker. "He had a pain and during the match we took a decision to try another man who was fresh. It was nothing really...
    on Jul 6, 2010 By: Oscar Tabarez Source: The Age

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