or de·ci·sion mak·ing or de·ci·sion·mak·ing

[ dih-sizh-uh n-mey-king ]
/ dɪˈsɪʒ ənˌmeɪ kɪŋ /


the act or process of making choices or decisions with a group of people, especially in business or politics (often used attributively): decision-making skills.

Origin of decision-making

First recorded in 1915–20

Related forms

de·ci·sion-mak·er, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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