determining factor

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Noun1.determining factor - a determining or causal element or factordetermining factor - a determining or causal element or factor; "education is an important determinant of one's outlook on life"
cognitive factor - something immaterial (as a circumstance or influence) that contributes to producing a result
decisive factor, clincher - a point or fact or remark that settles something conclusively
influence - a cognitive factor that tends to have an effect on what you do; "her wishes had a great influence on his thinking"
2.determining factor - an argument that is conclusive
argument, statement - a fact or assertion offered as evidence that something is true; "it was a strong argument that his hypothesis was true"
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Overall risk sentiment will be a determining factor going forward, though with the BoJ on hold, and a chance for further easing ahead, USD-JPY can be expected to eventually head higher.
KHARTOUM - Sudan's President says elections are the only determining factor in choosing a head of state.
Narongsak Osatanakorn said: "The plan that I've held on to from the beginning is that we have to bring the kids out and the determining factor of this plan is to have as little water as possible."
The bar apologised and launched a probe - but claims an investigation has cleared staff of wrongdoing."A guest's sexual orientation would never and has never been a determining factor as to whether they would be permitted entry into the bar," bosses wrote on Facebook.
Fifty-four percent of the respondents said company culture is 'one of the determining factors' when joining a company, 37 percent said 'it is important but not a determining factor', only two percent said they 'don't pay attention to company culture', while the remainder seven percent didn't provide an answer.
Both head coach Obet Javier and Jovielyn Prado said fatigue might have been the determining factor in their quick win.
Summary: Los Angeles [U.S.A], November 1 (ANI): Hollywood veteran Mark Hamill has revealed that Harrison ford was the determining factor in his return to the 'Star Wars' franchise.
Shipbroker Intermodal has suggested that the summer season performance of the dry bulk market will be a major determining factor. In its latest weekly report, it is noted that looking back at March and April shipping reports when the dry bulk indexes were starting to move up, a number of shipping analysts were stating that this long awaited improvement was on the back of steadily improving fundamentals and that going forward the extensive volatility of the previous years would most probably wane.
You do not state the caliber, which is also a determining factor in establishing value.
He further touched upon the present political and security situation in Iraq and, referring to Syria, said that military coordination among Iran, Syria and Russia is the most determining factor influencing the conditions there.
The study suggests that the determining factor in alcohol use is not the quality of the relationship between parent and child, but the level of control exercised by parents.
In these times, we understand that, but sometimes economics alone shouldn't be the determining factor in such decisions.