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resolution

noun
     
Related topics: Voting, Technology
res‧o‧lu‧tion W3
1

decision

[countable]PPV a formal decision or statement agreed on by a group of people, especially after a vote
pass/adopt/approve a resolution
The resolution was passed by a two-thirds majority.
a resolution calling for a ban on dumping nuclear waste
They have failed to comply with the resolution.
2

solution

[singular,uncountable] when someone solves a problem, argument, or difficult situation
resolution of
a forum for the resolution of commercial disputes
3

promise

[countable] a promise to yourself to do something [↪ resolve]
resolution to do something
Carol made a resolution to work harder at school.
New Year's resolution (=a resolution made on January 1st)
4

determination

[uncountable] strong belief and determination:
Then, with sudden resolution, she stood up.
5

clear picture

[uncountable and countable]HT the power of a television, camera, microscope etc to give a clear picture
high/low resolution (=how clear or unclear the picture is)

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