Definition of resolution
- made a resolution to mend my ways
- a resolution of 1200 dots per inch
a court for the resolution of civil disputes
We found a resolution to the dispute.
computer screens with high resolutions
The monitor has excellent resolution.
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: the act of finding an answer or solution to a conflict, problem, etc. : the act of resolving something
: an answer or solution to something
: the ability of a device to show an image clearly and with a lot of detail
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investment of mental or emotional energy
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