split-second decision

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Definition of split-second decision

: a decision that must be made in an instant a split-second decision to jump on the already moving train

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“Split-second decision.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/split-second%20decision. Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

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