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Synonyms for determination

Synonyms for determination

a position reached after consideration

an authoritative or official decision, especially one made by a court

something worked out to explain, resolve, or provide a method for dealing with and settling a problem

Synonyms for determination

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Hunt was especially concerned and mortified at his determination, as it was through his advice and influence he had entered into the concern.
Shuttleworthy had distinctly avowed to the said nephew his irrevocable determination of rescinding the will originally made, and of cutting him off with a shilling.
However, within three weeks my determination was taken, owing to a very strange circumstance.
I have said above that the determination needed by me for the accomplishment of my final resolve, came to hand not through any sequence of causes, but thanks to a certain strange circumstance which had perhaps no connection whatever with the matter at issue.
Well, this strange circumstance--which I have described with so much detail--was the ultimate cause which led me to taking my final determination.
The blacks, at first dismayed at the death of their leader, were now worked to a frenzy of rage and a determination to be avenged.
As the girl grasped the significance of his words she paled, but her lips set in a hard line and her eyes shone with a sudden fire of determination as she dropped the plane to within a few feet of the ground and at the opposite end of the meadow from the blacks and then at full speed bore down upon the savages.
Hargrave suddenly rose from his seat with an aspect of stern determination, lifted the child from his father's knee, where he was sitting half-tipsy, cocking his head and laughing at me, and execrating me with words he little knew the meaning of, handed him out of the room, and, setting him down in the hall, held the door open for me, gravely bowed as I withdrew, and closed it after me.
Having formed this resolution, I immediately set to work to accomplish it, I might possibly have been induced to wax cool upon it afterwards, or perhaps to keep weighing the pros and cons in my mind till the latter overbalanced the former, and I was driven to relinquish the project altogether, or delay the execution of it to an indefinite period, had not something occurred to confirm me in that determination, to which I still adhere, which I still think I did well to form, and shall do better to execute.
Enough to kill a dog," the girl muttered, thumping her iron down on its rest with reckless determination.
Occasionally an ironer lost the stride for an instant, gasped or sighed, then caught it up again with weary determination.
There seemed, indeed, no great fear of anything interrupting him, as he had evidently sat down with a determination to do a great deal of business.
Draft Determinations which Ofwat published in July 2009.
The Tax Court noted that this limitation of its review did not imply a finding of abuse of discretion on the part of the Service, as the Kelbys suggested, but rather that supplemental notices of determination are revisions of the original notice of determination, not separate determinations.
Business Restructuring Costs-Delegation of Authority to Make Determinations Relating to Payment (DFARS Case 2004-D026)
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