American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1

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Author: Noah Webster

Decision

DECIS’ION, n.

1. Determination, as of a question or doubt; final judgment or opinion, in a case which has been under deliberation or discussion; as the decision of the Supreme Court. He has considered the circumstances of the case and come to a decision.

2. Determination of a contest or event; end of a struggle; as the decision of a battle by arms.

3. In Scotland, a narrative or report of the proceedings of the Court of Sessions.

4. Report of the opinions and determinations of any tribunal. We say, read the decisions of the Court of King’s Bench.

5. Act of separation; devision.

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Chicago: Noah Webster Jr., "Decision," American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1 in An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1 (New York: S. Converse, 1828), Original Sources, accessed April 20, 2018, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=CK8JN11WAWWQZQP.

MLA: Webster, Noah, Jr. "Decision." American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1, in An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1, New York, S. Converse, 1828, Original Sources. 20 Apr. 2018. www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=CK8JN11WAWWQZQP.

Harvard: Webster, N, 'Decision' in American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1. cited in 1828, An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1, S. Converse, New York. Original Sources, retrieved 20 April 2018, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=CK8JN11WAWWQZQP.