Examples of decisive in a sentence
You must be decisive and persistent to succeed in this competitive field.
I stood there wondering what to do, but my sister was more decisive and immediately went to the phone.
The fight ended with a decisive blow.
the decisive battle of the war
The poverty of his childhood played a decisive role in his adult life.
The meeting is seen as a decisive step toward a peace treaty.
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DECISIVE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of decisive for English Language Learners
: able to make choices quickly and confidently
: causing something to end in a particular way : determining what the result of something will be
: very clear and obvious
DECISIVE Defined for Kids
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