Translation of decisiveness in Spanish:


lo decisivo, n.

Pronunciation /dəˈsaɪsəvnəs/ /dɪˈsʌɪsɪvnəs/

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  • 1

    (of experiment) lo decisivo
    (of victory) contundencia feminine
    • An official Air Force report, while careful to claim the "decisiveness of airpower," also decried the gradual approach of the war.
    • Formed officially in 1775, the American Field Artillery has been the kingpin in the decisiveness of every key battle in which our country has participated.
    • Emphasizing the importance of air support to tanks, he argued that such forces would restore mobility and decisiveness to warfare.
    • This study examined this contention to determine the decisiveness of non-lethal technologies as an element of military strategy.
    • But in addition to drama, a game must also have decisiveness: it should be possible ultimately for one player to achieve an advantage from which the other player cannot recover.
    • The decisiveness of the defeat is a clear signal that change is going to come, that the old order and the old certainties are no more.
    • For Lismore however the decisiveness of the defeat is a setback, and they will have it all to do to get back into contention via the losers' group.
    • And he's going to win with the same decisiveness that the Red Sox won the series.
    • Sargent's work is marked by its exceptional lucidity, its exactness of expression and by the decisiveness of her results.
    • Any belief New Zealand had in repeating the victory they secured against Australia 12 months ago was shattered by the decisiveness of the Kangaroos' start to the second half.
  • 2

    (of person, character)
    decisión feminine
    firmeza feminine
    • Nevertheless, Smith feels the new restrictions can only engender more decisiveness in transfer decisions.
    • She thinks decisiveness comes from having adequate information about the matters at hand.
    • Other, older players are discovering a quiet decisiveness under the German.
    • Some years ago, I was in Judge Kessler's courtroom and admired the crisp decisiveness of her judicial temperament.
    • Those who say that he lacks decisiveness in his actions should reflect upon the decisions he made during our darkest hours.
    • From the start, Holliday and his team have made decisiveness one of their cardinal virtues.
    • The new FDA commissioner is demonstrating an impressive decisiveness and understanding of agency bureaucracy.
    • He had the decisiveness and political support to override grassroot prejudices to advance his country's interest.
    • Most people admire decisiveness and despise vacillation.
    • I hope that the leaders of this great nation will now show decisiveness and compassion, so as to mitigate the consequences of a terrible crime.