Decision

Definition of Decision

De`ci´sion
n.1.Cutting off; division; detachment of a part.
2.The act of deciding; act of settling or terminating, as a controversy, by giving judgment on the matter at issue; determination, as of a question or doubt; settlement; conclusion.
The decision of some dispute.
- Atterbury.
3.An account or report of a conclusion, especially of a legal adjudication or judicial determination of a question or cause; as, a decision of arbitrators; a decision of the Supreme Court.
4.The quality of being decided; prompt and fixed determination; unwavering firmness; as, to manifest great decision.

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