resolutive

adjective
re·​sol·​u·​tive | \ rə̇ˈzälyətiv, ˈrezəˌlüt- \

Definition of resolutive

 (Entry 1 of 2)

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

noun
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plural -s

Definition of resolutive (Entry 2 of 2)

archaic

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History and Etymology for resolutive

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 18 Feb. 2020.

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