resolution


resolution
noun
1 formal decision taken after a vote
ADJECTIVE
draft
formal
proposed
joint

a joint US-British resolution

unanimous
ordinary (BrE)
emergency, special
compromise
affirmative, negative (both BrE, law)

An affirmative resolution of both Houses of Parliament is needed.

non-binding
second
congressional, Security Council, Senate, shareholder, UN
war
budget (AmE)
VERB + RESOLUTION
draft
introduce, issue, present, propose, put forward, sponsor, submit, table
vote on
back, support
agree (esp. BrE), agree on, agree to, approve, carry (BrE), pass

The legislature has approved a resolution calling for the removal of such advertising.

The resolution was carried unanimously.

adopt, implement
block, oppose, reject, veto
enforce
RESOLUTION + VERB
ask for sth, be aimed at sth, call for sth, demand sth

The resolution called for the resumption of negotiations.

declare sth, say sth, state sth

a resolution declaring independence

approve sth, authorize sth, endorse sth, give (sb) sth

The assembly adopted a resolution approving the plan.

condemn sth, oppose sth

a resolution condemning the invasion

support sth
urge sth
PREPOSITION
under (a/the) resolution

weapons banned under Resolution 687

resolution on

The General Assembly rejected the resolution on the subject of arms control.

2 settling a dispute
ADJECTIVE
early, quick, rapid
eventual, final, ultimate
peaceful

Hopes of a peaceful resolution to the conflict were fading.

effective, satisfactory, successful
easy
complete
conflict, dispute

methods of conflict resolution

problem
VERB + RESOLUTION
need, require
press for, seek, want

The government is pressing for an early resolution of the hostage crisis.

achieve, find, reach
offer, provide
facilitate
await
PREPOSITION
resolution of

the non-violent resolution of conflict

resolution to

the likelihood of achieving a satisfactory resolution to the problem

3 being firm and determined
ADJECTIVE
great, strong
VERB + RESOLUTION
have
show

She showed great resolution in her dealings with management.

lack
4 firm decision to do/not to do sth
ADJECTIVE
firm, good
New Year (esp. BrE), New Year's
VERB + RESOLUTION
make

I made a New Year's resolution to give up smoking.

keep
5 power to give a clear image
ADJECTIVE
good, high

high-resolution graphics

low, poor
maximum
image, screen
pixel

a monitor capable of a 1 024 by 768 pixel resolution

24-bit, 32-bit, etc.

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