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Because doctors have been allowed to give plasma to tens of thousands of patients outside of trials, they say, it’s been difficult to gather decisive evidence on the effects.The US just approved the use of plasma from covid-19 survivors as a treatment|Antonio Regalado|August 24, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Decoupling personal information from the platforms’ infrastructure would be a decisive step toward curbing their monopoly power.The EU is launching a market for personal data. Here’s what that means for privacy.|Amy Nordrum|August 11, 2020|MIT Technology Review
It’s no District 3 – the big, decisive race between Republican Kristin Gaspar and Democrat Terra Lawson Remer – but it will matter.Politics Report: East County GOP Rivals Court the Libs|Scott Lewis|June 27, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Your review can be a decisive factor for someone trying to make the right choice.How to turn your customer feedback into a driving force for your product|Maria Kazakova|June 18, 2020|Search Engine Watch
The Muslim victory in the decisive Battle of Hattin in 1187 AD resulted in the disfranchisement of many a Christian lord, and some of them might have joined the ranks of their enemies.History of the Crusades: Origins, Politics, and Crusaders|Dattatreya Mandal|March 23, 2020|Realm of History
It is not a decisive war, with a single, signature victory, but a war of attrition.Pentagon Doesn’t Know How Many People It’s Killed in the ISIS War|Nancy A. Youssef|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Regardless of how it occurred, this gap was not decisive in a state where Braley lost by nearly 100,000 voters.Did a Flawed Computer Model Sabotage the Democrats?|Ben Jacobs|November 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was thought essential to strike hard and fast with maximum force in order to achieve quick, decisive victory.
In Paris, [French General Joseph] Gallieni felt this was the “decisive” day.
Scholars at least know what they are hoping for—decisive evidence and clear answers.
The modern law in countries which take their law from Rome has developed this decisive limitation.An Introduction to the Philosophy of Law|Roscoe Pound
The war has demonstrated very convincingly that the personal quality of the aviator often becomes the decisive factor.Aeroplanes and Dirigibles of War|Frederick A. Talbot
His death gave fresh courage to his men, and Fabius gained a complete and decisive victory.A Smaller History of Rome|William Smith and Eugene Lawrence
Corts, warned of the danger, took a decisive step to silence all such insinuations.Mexico|Susan Hale
The decisive incidents seem to be brought in like the deus ex machina of the later Greek drama.The Unseen World and Other Essays|John Fiske