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de·ci·sion

decision

 
 
pronunciation:
dih sI zhn
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part of speech: noun
definition: the act or result of making up one's mind.
I have made the decision not to go to camp this summer.
synonyms:
determination, judgment, settlement, verdict
similar words:
resolution, ruling, sentence
derivation: decisional (adj.)
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The word decision contains the following parts:
de- Latin prefix that means from; away from; down from; reverse, negate.
synonyms:
dis-, un-
 
cis, cid1, -cide Latin root that means to cut, to kill