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determination

de·ter·mi·na·tion

determination

 
pronunciation:
dih tuhr mih neI shn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the quality of being determined or resolute.
You have to admire her determination; she practices everyday for hours!
 
antonyms:
indetermination
similar words:
decision, purpose, resolution, resolve, strength, will
definition 2: the act of arriving at a settlement or resolution.
The determination of the guest list for the wedding was a tricky business.Determination of guilt should be made on the basis of solid evidence.
similar words:
decision
definition 3: the result of such an act.
similar words:
conclusion, decision, intention
definition 4: the conclusion that is reached following investigation and observation.
similar words:
conclusion
definition 5: the decision reached in a judicial case, or the process of reaching such a decision.
The jury has reached its determination.
similar words:
verdict
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