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ˈrɛz əˌlutres·o·lute

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. resoluteadjective

    firm in purpose or belief; characterized by firmness and determination

    "stood resolute against the enemy"; "faced with a resolute opposition"; "a resolute and unshakeable faith"

  2. unhesitating, resoluteadjective

    characterized by quickness and firmness

    "his reply was unhesitating"

Wiktionary

  1. resoluteadjective

    Firm, unyielding, determined.

  2. Etymology: From resolutus (past participle of resolvo).

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. RESOLUTEadjective

    Determined; fixed; constant; steady; firm.

    Etymology: resolu, Fr.

    Be bloody, bold, and resolute; laugh to scorn
    The pow’r of man; for none of woman born
    Shall harm Macbeth. William Shakespeare, Macbeth.

    Edward is at hand
    Ready to fight; therefore be resolute. William Shakespeare, Hen. VI.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Resolute

    having a decided purpose; determined; resolved; fixed in a determination; hence, bold; firm; steady

  2. Resolute

    convinced; satisfied; sure

  3. Resolute

    resolving, or explaining; as, the Resolute Doctor Durand

  4. Resolutenoun

    one who is resolute; hence, a desperado

  5. Resolutenoun

    redelivery; repayment

Freebase

  1. Resolute

    Resolute or Resolute Bay is a small Inuit hamlet on Cornwallis Island in Nunavut, Canada. It is situated at the northern end of Resolute Bay and the Northwest Passage and is part of the Qikiqtaaluk Region. Resolute is one of Canada's northernmost communities and is second only to Grise Fiord on Ellesmere Island. It is also one of the coldest inhabited places in the world, with an average yearly temperature of −16.4 °C. As of the 2006 census the population was 229, an increase of 6.5% from the 2001 census. Like in most other northern communities, the roads and most of the terrain are all gravel.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Resolute

    rez′ō-lūt, adj. resolved: determined: having a fixed purpose: constant in pursuing a purpose: bold.—n. a determined person.—adv. Res′olūtely.—n. Res′olūteness.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of resolute in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of resolute in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of resolute in a Sentence

  1. John Welborn:

    If Resolute isn't willing to go into a jurisdiction to build and operate a mine, then the explorers aren't going to get the reward for investing and discovering something, the ecosystem works because the little fish get eaten by the slightly bigger fish.

  2. Chris Capossela:

    We do not believe that Facebook is effectively managing violent and divisive speech on their platform, despite repeated assertions by Facebook to take action, we have not seen meaningful change. Earlier this month we communicated to Facebook that we were unhappy with their stance on hate speech. ... We are hopeful that Facebook will take action and make it a safe space for our consumers to communicate and gather. As a company, we stand for the values of togetherness and inclusion and we are resolute in our commitment to make a difference and be part of positive change.

  3. Michael Kugelman:

    We shouldn't overstate the importance of this letter. It may be a case of the Taliban trying to earn some legitimacy and goodwill by playing the role of good guy and proposing nonviolent solutions, at the end of the day, The Taliban has no incentive to propose talks unless it's starting to feel major pressure on the battlefield. Though U.S. forces have ramped up their fight, I think it's too early for The Taliban to suddenly conclude it's not worth fighting anymore. Michael Kugelman said the Taliban offer could nonetheless be useful to the President Trump administration. Even if the letter is just a bluff, and I assume it is, the White House can say - Look, our strategy is already paying off. A spate of bombings last month in Kabul fueled anger against The Taliban across the country, and prompted the President Trump administration to close the doors for peace talks with the Islamic insurgents. Taliban fighters( Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.) But The Taliban knows President Trump does n’t want the U.S. to be in Special Representative for Afghanistan. The Taliban will be banking on the belief the U.S. and the West have lost the will to remain there. US ADDING AIR POWER, INTELLIGENCE GATHERING IN AFGHANISTAN US AND PAKISTAN CLASH AT United Nations ' OVER Special Representative for Afghanistan In a recent visit to eastern Special Representative for Afghanistan, General John Nicholson, who commands the U.S. and NATO’s Resolute Support mission in the Special Representative for Afghanistan, said the intensified U.S. offensive is producing results.

  4. Henry McMaster:

    Standing for the national anthem recognizes and honors the sacrifice of generations of men and women who have chosen to serve in the United States Armed Forces, i ask that all South Carolinians show the world our state’s resolute commitment to supporting our troops by standing for the national anthem wherever you watch the Super Bowl with your loved ones this Sunday.

  5. Craig Moffett:

    To achieve their targeted 50-50 portfolio mix between U.S. and non-U.S. holdings, Altice would need to virtually run the table and buy half of everything out there that isn't named Comcast or Charter, if one assumes that Cox isn't a seller (they're the largest remaining company after TWC and Charter itself, and they have sounded relatively resolute in their desire to remain independent) then Altice would need to successfully buy essentially everyone else.

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