resolution - definition and synonyms


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  1. 1
    [countable] a formal proposal that is considered by an organization and is usually voted on at a meeting

    The UN General Assembly passed a resolution (=formally accepted it) condemning the executions.

    resolution on:

    A resolution on Ukrainian independence was adopted by the Supreme Soviet.

  2. 2
    [uncountable] the action of solving a problem or dealing with a disagreement in a satisfactory way
    resolution of:

    Both countries called for the peaceful resolution of the border dispute.

    resolution to:

    Diplomats are hoping for a speedy resolution to the crisis.

  3. 3
    [countable] a serious decision to do something
    make a resolution to do something:

    Make a resolution to go to the gym once a week.

  4. 4
    [uncountable] the amount of detail that you can see on a television or computer screen, or in a photograph
  5. 5
    [uncountable] the quality of being determined