resolutive

1 of 2

adjective

re·​sol·​u·​tive
rə̇ˈzälyətiv,
ˈrezəˌlüt-
1
: serving to dissolve or relax : designed to dissolve
a resolutive medical application
2
: operating to resolve or annul
a resolutive condition in an agreement
3
: analytical, explicative
used chiefly in formal logic

resolutive

2 of 2

noun

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plural -s
archaic

Word History

Etymology

Adjective

Middle English, from Middle French resolutif, from Medieval Latin resolutivus, from Latin resolutus (past participle of resolvere to resolve) + -ivus -ive

Noun

Middle English, from Middle French resolutif, from resolutif, adjective

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“Resolutive.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/resolutive. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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