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Definition of Resolution

Resolution

  1. The act, operation, or process of resolving. Specifically: (a) The act of separating a compound into its elements or component parts. (b) The act of analyzing a complex notion, or solving a vexed question or difficult problem.
  2. The state of being relaxed; relaxation.
  3. The state of being resolved, settled, or determined; firmness; steadiness; constancy; determination.
  4. That which is resolved or determined; a settled purpose; determination. Specifically: A formal expression of the opinion or will of an official body or a public assembly, adopted by vote; as, a legislative resolution; the resolutions of a public meeting.
  5. The state of being resolved or firm in opinion or thought; conviction; assurance.
  6. The act or process of solving; solution; as, the resolution of an equation or problem.
  7. A breaking up, disappearance; or termination, as of a fever, a tumor, or the like.
  8. The passing of a dissonant into a consonant chord by the rising or falling of the note which makes the discord.

Resolution Quotations

Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.
Abraham Lincoln

Let our New Year's resolution be this: we will be there for one another as fellow members of humanity, in the finest sense of the word.
Goran Persson

How few there are who have courage enough to own their faults, or resolution enough to mend them.
Benjamin Franklin

New Year's Resolution: To tolerate fools more gladly, provided this does not encourage them to take up more of my time.
James Agate

Resolution One: I will live for God. Resolution Two: If no one else does, I still will.
Jonathan Edwards
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Resolution Translations

resolution in Dutch is resolutie, motie
resolution in Italian is dissoluzione, deliberazione

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