decisive

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /dɪˈsaɪsɪv/
  • SAMPA: /d@saysIv@r/
  • Hyphenation: di‧ci‧sive

Adjective[change]

Positive
decisive

Comparative
more decisive

Superlative
most decisive

  1. Having the power or quality of deciding a question or controversy; putting an end to contest or controversy; final; conclusive.
    A decisive battle is fatal for one side's war chances.
  2. If you are decisive, you are strong enough to quickly choose between things.
    The new mayor was a decisive leader.