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The committee should make its decision later this week.
Sometimes managers need to take decisions quickly.
Have you come to a decision yet?
We haven't reached a final decision on the funding yet.
The High Court can overturn an earlier decision.
I hope I've made the right decision.
The school is now faced with some very tough decisions.
Mrs Osman has announced her decision to retire as manager.
This is the British English definition of decision. View American English definition of decision.
the part of the nucleus of an atom that has no electrical charge
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