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1(resoluteness)resolución femininedeterminación feminine
- This will require our country to unite in steadfast determination and resolve.
- And we fulfill our new role with a steely inner resolve regardless of what others may think.
- Instead of brushing up on their excuses, they should try stiffening their resolve.
- Though outwardly he was composed, inwardly his resolve wavered.
- Joe's resolve crumbled further as he nearly shook with rage.
- Leaders demonstrate unwavering resolve and set high standards for building great organizations, settling for nothing less.
- His steadfastness and resolve in the face of his critics are deserving of praise.
- There is no haste but only a firm resolve to complete the work in time.
- Very few of us have that firm resolve in ourselves to do what we are really passionate about.
- Now I knew: She'd become a woman of iron resolve.
- We showed our cast iron resolve in this matter.
- My resolve hardened and in one smooth motion I pushed open the door.
- But this side showed great resolve and conviction and by the interval had drawn level.
- Her resolve instantly melting, Beth smiled at him and pulled out a chair.
- He won the first two frames and lost the third, which hardened his resolve.
- I could feel my knees buckling and my resolve melting.
- Firm resolve showed in the set of his jaw as he picked her up gently.
- Having taken our decision, this country will now pursue our aims with firm resolve and with determination.
- I'm not sure whether my resolve is strengthened or destroyed by this.
- And strikes can backfire: lack of public support can stiffen government resolve.
2(decision)decisión femininedeterminación feminineshe made a firm resolve to ... — hizo el firme propósito de ...
- We saw that the NATO members added their resolve to the resolve of the United States.
- The successful outcome of this dispute will also serve as a warning to management who doubted the resolve of union members.
- A resolution does not carry any force of law; it expresses the resolve of a legislative body by drawing attention and awareness to an important subject.
- Meanwhile the resolve of some 18,000 engineers and technical workers to continue walking the picket lines remains strong.
1(clear up)(problem/difficulty) resolver(misunderstanding/doubt) aclarar
2(decide)resolverto resolve to + inf — resolver / decidir + inf
- she resolved to do it herself — resolvió / decidió hacerlo ella misma
4Medicine(inflammation) resolver(inflammation) bajar
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