resolutive

[ ri-zol-yuh-tiv, rez-uh-loo- ]

adjective
  1. having the ability to dissolve or terminate.

  2. serving to resolve or dispel.

Origin of resolutive

1
First recorded in 1350–1400, resolutive is from the Middle English word resolutif.See resolute, -ive

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British Dictionary definitions for resolutive

resolutive

/ (rɪˈzɒljʊtɪv) /


adjective
  1. capable of dissolving; causing disintegration

  2. law denoting a condition the fulfilment of which terminates a contract or other legal obligation

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