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decisive 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Adjective
/diˈsīsiv/,
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Settling an issue; producing a definite result,
  1. Settling an issue; producing a definite result
    • - the Supreme Court voided the statute by a decisive 7–2 vote
    • - decisive evidence
  2. (of a person) Having or showing the ability to make decisions quickly and effectively


  1. determining or having the power to determine an outcome; "cast the decisive vote"; "two factors had a decisive influence"
  2. unmistakable; "had a decisive lead in the polls"
  3. characterized by decision and firmness; "an able and decisive young woman"; "we needed decisive leadership"; "she gave him a decisive answer"
  4. critical: forming or having the nature of a turning point or crisis; "a critical point in the campaign"; "the critical test"
  5. (decisiveness) the trait of resoluteness as evidenced by firmness of character or purpose; "a man of unusual decisiveness"
  6. (decisiveness) finality: the quality of being final or definitely settled; "the finality of death"
  7. Having the power or quality of deciding a question or controversy; putting an end to contest or controversy; final; conclusive; Marked by promptness and decision
  8. (decisively) showing determination or firmness
  9. (Decisiveness) Seconds count, and hesitation can be the difference between life and death on the scene. Employers need to see that you are decisive and action oriented.
  10. (Decisiveness) Makes decisions and takes action.
  11. Decisiveness is the ability to make decisions based on analysis of the information presented in the face of ambiguous or conflicting situations, or when there is an associated risk.
  12. a move which alters or makes certain the result of a game: a decisive move may make an advantageous position a winning one, a decisive error may lose the advantage, or the game. Examples are to be found in the handout on Planning, and Kotov's Think Like a GM.
  13. conclusive, decides (issue), firm decision, unquestionable, beyond doubt
  14. goalkeeper making a quick decision and a strong move to go for the ball; striker making a quick decision and taking a fast shot.
  15. Final strokes on letters at the end of words firm, ending abruptly at or near the base; may be broader at the finish in which case the degree of decisiveness will be increased.