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re zuh looh shuhn

  • n  a formal expression by a meeting; agreed to by a vote
  • n  the ability of a microscope or telescope to measure the angular separation of images that are close together
  • n  the trait of being resolute
    it was his unshakeable resolution to finish the work
  • n  finding a solution to a problem
  • n  something settled or resolved; the outcome of decision making
    they never did achieve a final resolution of their differences
  • n  analysis into clear-cut components
  • n  (computer science) the number of pixels per square inch on a computer-generated display; the greater the resolution, the better the picture
  • n  the subsidence of swelling or other signs of inflammation (especially in a lung)
  • n  (music) a dissonant chord is followed by a consonant chord
  • n  a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem
  • n  a decision to do something or to behave in a certain manner
    he always wrote down his New Year's resolutions

  • There's something impossibly optimistic about New Year's resolutions.
  • It takes truly magical thinking to imagine we will keep resolutions that experience suggests are impossible: to live greener, fit into a size 4, learn Chinese.
  • In the budget resolution, you just take the bottom line.
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  • Hillary Rodham Clinton in Belfast Telegraph
    While we acknowledge the sincere efforts of both Turkey and Brazil to find a solution,Mrs Clinton said, "we are proceeding to rally the international community on behalf of a strong sanctions resolution that will, in our view, send an...
  • Barack Obama in NECN
    An ultimate resolution is going to involve two states standing side-by-side in peace and security. The Israelis and the Palestinians are going to both have to make compromises to arrive at that two state solution,said Obama.
  • President Bush in guardian.co.uk
    This resolution is not the right response to these historic mass killings, and its passage would do great harm to our relations with a key ally in Nato and in the global war on terror,Mr Bush said.

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