Meaning of DECISION in English

DECISION

noun

ADJECTIVE

▪ big , crucial , fateful , important , key , landmark ( law ), major , momentous

It was a big ~ to make.

In a landmark ~, the court agreed to hear evidence from twenty years earlier.

▪ life-and-death , life-changing

Presidents must make momentous life-and-death ~s while in office.

▪ difficult , hard , tough

the difficult ~ of whether to go to college or nurse her sick mother

▪ easy

▪ firm

We need a firm ~ by Friday.

▪ prompt , snap , split-second

I had to make a snap ~ about what to do with the money.

▪ hasty , knee-jerk , rash

▪ last-minute

▪ final , irreversible , irrevocable

Tomorrow the board will meet to make their final ~.

The ~ is irreversible.

▪ informed

I need more facts before I can make an informed ~.

▪ arbitrary

▪ good , intelligent , prudent , rational , right , sensible , smart ( esp. AmE ), wise

▪ timely

▪ bad , poor , unwise , wrong

▪ unpopular

▪ controversial , questionable

▪ fateful

He died after making the fateful ~ to drive that evening.

▪ collective , joint , unanimous

In the end, the ~ to scrap the project was unanimous.

▪ majority , split

▪ court , government , etc.

▪ investment , policy , etc.

▪ clinical , ethical , political , tactical , etc.

VERB + DECISION

▪ arrive at , come to , make , reach , take ( BrE )

Key ~s are always taken by the editor.

▪ face

She now faces the toughest ~ of her life.

▪ affect , drive , guide , impact ( AmE ), influence , shape , sway

I didn't want to influence his ~.

▪ announce , give (sb) , issue

The committee will give us their ~ tomorrow.

▪ abide by

The ~ has been made, and we must all abide by it.

▪ respect

Her parents respected her ~ not to marry.

▪ affirm , uphold

The management committee upheld her ~ to fire two of her staff.

▪ implement

Failure to implement the ~ would be a great shame.

▪ reconsider , rethink , review , revisit ( esp. AmE )

▪ defend , explain , justify

She defended her ~ not to give him the job.

▪ regret

▪ appeal ( AmE ), appeal against ( BrE ), challenge , oppose , protest ( AmE ), protest against

plans to challenge this ~ in the High Court

▪ criticize

▪ question

▪ applaud , praise , support

▪ override , overrule , overturn , quash , reverse

Nobody has the authority to overrule his ~.

▪ await

▪ defer , delay , postpone

DECISION + NOUN

▪ process

The most persuasive talker often dominates the ~ process.

▪ time

It's ~ time, and deciding is difficult.

PREPOSITION

▪ ~ about , ~ on

a ~ on her future

Oxford Collocations English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь словосочетаний .