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resolution

res·o·lu·tion

resolution

 
 
pronunciation:
re z lu shn
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: mental firmness, determination, or resolve.
Without strong resolution, she would not have risen to the top of her profession.
synonyms:
decision, determination, firmness, resolve
similar words:
purpose, will
definition 2: a personal decision to do something made with sincere determination.
He made a resolution to give up gambling, and so far he has stuck to it.
similar words:
commitment, pledge, promise, vow
definition 3: a statement, decision, or course of action decided upon by a group or organization, esp. one formally adopted by a legislature.
The resolution was adopted in order to combat the problem of piracy in the region.
similar words:
act, conclusion
definition 4: a solution or satisfactory end to a quarrel, conflict, or legal dispute.
Both sides were happy to have arrived at a resolution.
synonyms:
solution
antonyms:
conflict
similar words:
conclusion, denouement
definition 5: the process of separating into constituent parts, as light into the colors of the spectrum.
synonyms:
analysis, separation
definition 6: in music, the passing from dissonant to consonant harmony.
definition 7: the degree or measure of sharpness of an electronic image, usually expressed in pixels per inch.
The image's resolution is too low for it to be enlarged without blurriness.
definition 8: the degree or measure of sharpness with which a device, such as a monitor or printer, reproduces an image, usually expressed in pixels or dots per inch.
Their machine can scan your pictures at a very high resolution.
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