Translation of decision in Spanish:

decision

decisión, n.

Pronunciation /dəˈsɪʒən//dɪˈsɪʒ(ə)n/

noun

  • 1

    • 1.1(selection, choice)

      decisión feminine
      it's your decision es tu decisión
      • to make or (British also) take a decision tomar una decisión
      • to arrive at / reach a decision llegar a una decisión
      • decisions, decisions! ¡qué difícil es decidirse!
      • before noun it's decision time! ya es hora de decidir(se)
      • At no time did Ian question his decision to take up the challenge.
      • We posted the letters to head teachers because they are the ones that make the decisions.
      • As the argument on it developed three questions emerged for decision.
      • Two controversial refereeing decisions were to have a big bearing on the final outcome.
      • He has to make tough decisions about who is and who isn't going to play in each series of matches.
      • In TV a lot of people who make editorial decisions have never had any cause to come here.
      • We stress that our board has made no decisions in respect of closure or any other option.
      • It seems like she was detached from it all, prepared to let them take the decisions for her.
      • He warned that it was time to make some tough decisions about the library service.
      • We view all properties together and make decisions on what we will buy and sell together.
      • History will remember that day not only as a day of tragedy but as a day of decision - when the civilized world was stirred to anger and to action.
      • Doctors should supply patients with sufficient information to reach an informed decision about their health care.
      • Editors can make decisions and take action whether they are in the office or outside it.
      • People can advise me, he said, but at the end of the day I make the decisions about my health.
      • This is an absolutely critical moment of decision for the whole World Trade Organisation.
      • My parents had questioned my decision to stay, but it had never turned to an argument.
      • Again and again in America's history, our citizens have faced crucial moments of decision.
      • The element of decision had gone, and it was this sense of helpless inability to influence events that robbed me of courage.
      • Selling up was one of the best decisions he ever made, he says, but so was staying on after the sale.
      • For hundreds of thousands of voters, the time of decision is over already.
      • They are individuals with a right to make their own decisions and their own mistakes.
      • However, Hilbert's view that such an automatic method of decision does exist was not universally shared.
      • The selectors may have tough decisions to make but we have to take our strongest side.
      • He told us in no uncertain terms that Ireland must choose and that this was a time of testing, a time of decision.
      • There are different moments of decision arising because of different conditions.
      • However, all of its members were appointed by the monarch, its meetings were held in secret, and it had no powers of decision.
      • Joffre's strength was his ability to remain calm in a crisis and to retain the power of decision.
      • After a few minutes of decision, I pulled out extremely tight jeans and a sleek black top.
      • We can give you examples and bring you to the moment of decision, but you have to do all the rest.
      • After the workshop I will summarise the key decisions and feed these back to you all.
      • My mother was the one who made all the noise, but my father made all the decisions.
      • He was said to be hard working, honest and not someone who would make rash decisions.
      • No one would have questioned his decision not to stay at home with the kids.

    • 1.2(verdict)

      decisión feminine
      the director's decision is final la decisión del director es irrevocable

    • 1.3(in boxing)

      on / by a decision por puntos

  • 2formal

    (decisiveness)
    decisión feminine
    • She stared into his face for a long time before she spoke again, and when she did, it was in a tone of decision.
    • The Council said it will reach a final decision on the planning application within the next two to three weeks.