resolution


resolution
res|o|lu|tion
W3 [ˌrezəˈlu:ʃən] n
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1¦(decision)¦
2¦(solution)¦
3¦(promise)¦
4¦(determination)¦
5¦(clear picture)¦
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1.) ¦(DECISION)¦
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,U]
when someone solves a problem, argument, or difficult situation
resolution of
a forum for the resolution of commercial disputes
3.) ¦(PROMISE)¦
a promise to yourself to do something
→↑resolve resolution to do sth
Carol made a resolution to work harder at school.
New Year's resolution
(=a resolution made on January 1st)
4.) ¦(DETERMINATION)¦[U]
strong belief and determination
Then, with sudden resolution, she stood up.
5.) ¦(CLEAR PICTURE)¦ [U and C]
the power of a television, camera, ↑microscope etc to give a clear picture
high/low resolution
(=how clear or unclear the picture is)

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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