Definition of decision
From Middle French, in turn from Latin decisio, decisionis, from decidere ("to decide").
decision (plural decisions)
- A choice or judgement.
It is the decision of the court that spoiling the endings of movies is protected as free speech.
It's a tough decision, but I'll take vanilla.
- Firmness of conviction.
After agonizing deliberations, they finally proceeded with decision.
- (boxing) A result arrived at by the judges (cf. knockout)
He has won twice by knockout, once by decision.
- (choice or judgment): Most often, to decide something is to make a decision; however, other possibilities exist as well. Many verbs used with destination or conclusion, such as reach, come to, and arrive at can also be used with decision; these serve to emphasize that the decision is the result of deliberation. Finally, some varieties of English prefer to take a decision rather than make one.
- decision making
- decision tree
- decision procedure
- decision theory
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Translation of decision in Malay
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