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de·cid·ed

 (dĭ-sī′dĭd)
adj.
1. Without doubt or question; definite: a decided success.
2. Free from hesitation or vacillation; resolute.

de·cid′ed·ly adv.
de·cid′ed·ness n.

decided

(dɪˈsaɪdɪd)
adj (prenominal)
1. unmistakable: a decided improvement.
2. determined; resolute: a girl of decided character.
deˈcidedly adv
deˈcidedness n

de•cid•ed

(dɪˈsaɪ dɪd)

adj.
1. in no way uncertain or ambiguous: a decided improvement.
2. free from hesitation or wavering; resolute; determined.
[1780–90]
de•cid′ed•ly, adv.
de•cid′ed•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.decided - recognizable; marked; "noticed a distinct improvement"; "at a distinct (or decided) disadvantage"
definite - precise; explicit and clearly defined; "I want a definite answer"; "a definite statement of the terms of the will"; "a definite amount"; "definite restrictions on the sale of alcohol"; "the wedding date is now definite"; "a definite drop in attendance"

decided

decided

adjective
2. Clearly, fully, and sometimes emphatically expressed:
3. Not hesitating or wavering:
4. On an unwavering course of action:
Translations

decided

[dɪˈsaɪdɪd] ADJ
1. (= distinct) [difference, improvement] → indudable, marcado
2. (= categorical) [person, tone, manner] → resuelto, decidido; [opinion] → firme, categórico

decided

[dɪˈsaɪdɪd] adj
(= clear, definite) [advantage, disadvantage, danger] → net(te), marqué(e); [view] → arrêté(e)
(= resolute) → résolu(e), décidé(e)

decided

adj
(= clear, definite) improvemententschieden; difference, advantagedeutlich
(= determined) mannerentschlossen, bestimmt; he is a man of decided viewser hat sehr fest gefügte Ansichten

decided

[dɪˈsaɪdɪd] adj (tone, improvement) → deciso/a; (risk) → certo/a; (opinions, views) → chiaro/a, preciso/a
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She had a decided mouth, a comical nose, and sharp, gray eyes, which appeared to see everything, and were by turns fierce, funny, or thoughtful.
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The Senate, it is observed, is to have concurrent authority with the Executive in the formation of treaties and in the appointment to offices: if, say the objectors, to these prerogatives is added that of deciding in all cases of impeachment, it will give a decided predominancy to senatorial influence.
Just as I had decided on the plan of my operations, I heard the sound of many voices in the street commanding silence.
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Dear Mother--I am off in a day or two to visit some new country; I haven't yet decided which.
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