take a decision

idiom

British
: to make an important and official decision
The government has taken a decision to withdraw all troops.

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Recent Examples on the Web This is really for the jurisdictions that have authority to take a decision to make. CBS News, 14 Apr. 2024 The bloc wants to take a decision in a coordinated manner. Christiaan Hetzner, Fortune, 16 June 2021

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“Take a decision.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/take%20a%20decision. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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