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  1. make a decisionverb

    To decide.


  1. make a decision

    In psychology, decision-making (also spelled decision making and decisionmaking) is regarded as the cognitive process resulting in the selection of a belief or a course of action among several possible alternative options. It could be either rational or irrational. The decision-making process is a reasoning process based on assumptions of values, preferences and beliefs of the decision-maker. Every decision-making process produces a final choice, which may or may not prompt action. Research about decision-making is also published under the label problem solving, particularly in European psychological research.

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  1. make a decision

    To decide

    They chose to make a decision to go to the town and they chose well, they were delighted to walk around and meet many beautiful and helpful people

    Submitted by MaryC on January 4, 2022  

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    Read the full text of the Make A Decision poem by Kurt Philip Behm on the Poetry.com website.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of make a decision in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of make a decision in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of make a decision in a Sentence

  1. Mark Kelly:

    Let me be perfectly clear. Arizona women have totally lost the right to make a decision about abortion. It's devastating. It's wrong. And it's exactly what my opponent, Blake Masters, wants.

  2. Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte:

    They must make a decision, this evening or tonight, what they are going to do.

  3. New York:

    I'm definitely thinking about it, of course, and I'm going to think about it over the holidays with my children and my husband, and I will make a decision soon.

  4. Ted Cruz:

    This is your time, this is the time for the men and women of Iowa to make a decision. We are inches away.

  5. Cade Courtley:

    I guess every individual has to make a decision. What's important to you? Being able to freely express your opinions and your beliefs? Because if you can't do that, I can't think of anything more un-American than being afraid of expressing your opinion and if you express your opinion in that business.

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