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deciding

[dih-sahy-ding]
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adjective
  1. that settles a question or dispute or leads to a final decision; determining; decisive: the deciding vote; The weather will be the deciding factor as to whether we have the picnic or not.
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Origin of deciding

First recorded in 1650–60; decide + -ing2
Related formsde·cid·ing·ly, adverb
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