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resolution

[ rez-uh-loo-shuhn ]
/ ˌrɛz əˈlu ʃən /
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noun

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Origin of resolution

1350–1400; Middle English <Latin resolūtiōn- (stem of resolūtiō), equivalent to resolūt(us) resolute + -iōn--ion

OTHER WORDS FROM resolution

non·res·o·lu·tion, nounpre·res·o·lu·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for resolution

resolution
/ (ˌrɛzəˈluːʃən) /

noun

Derived forms of resolution

resolutioner or resolutionist, noun
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Medical definitions for resolution

resolution
[ rĕz′ə-lōōshən ]

n.

The subsiding or termination of an abnormal condition, such as a fever or an inflammation.
The act or process of separating or reducing something into its constituent parts.
The fineness of detail that can be distinguished in an image, as on a video display terminal.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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