Definition of 'resolve'
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If the matter cannot be resolved informally you have the right to bring a formal internal complaint. The Sun (2016)How you get around the bear is indicative of how you deal with and resolve problems. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Talks to resolve the dispute were unsuccessful yesterday. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Any crisis can be resolved by putting the kettle on. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This must be resolved as a matter of urgency. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Our door remains fully open to the union and so we hope we can sit down and resolve this matter. Computing (2010)The post office has apologised to you for the inconvenience caused and the time it took to resolve your problem. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Your resolve at work brings progress. The Sun (2016)He resolved to change and did. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This issue has yet to be fully resolved with other cases pending. The Sun (2014)We had two meetings with the headteacher and staff to try to resolve matters. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Which only strengthens my resolve to change. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Accordingly he resolved to make an end run around them. THE GUARDSMEN (2004)Where this leaves them in terms of social status is a problem they find difficult to resolve. Critical Social Research (1990)The argument was resolved by asking the astronauts in training. Christianity Today (2000)So she resolved to bring him up unaided. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They saw a growing side which showed determination and resolve. The Sun (2011)This is a government with resolve and purpose. Times, Sunday Times (2012)How long did it take for their resolve to become a normal part of their routine? Times, Sunday Times (2008)What is the minimum needed to resolve this problem? THE ESSENTIAL DRUCKER (2001)Union officials will meet the firm today to try to resolve the dispute. The Sun (2015)The aim is to shorten the time cases take to resolve from a year to six months. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The next we heard the matter had been resolved. The Sun (2010)Their stories have touched our hearts and strengthened our resolve. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The players had to resolve problems and find solutions. The Sun (2011)And now he had come down with the firm resolve that he would not again evade the trial. Daniel Deronda (1876)We are working hard to make sure he resolves it and are giving him support to resolve it. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Only we can resolve to change. Times, Sunday Times (2010)One day resolve is going to crack and you're going to cheat. The Sun (2014)Where is the sense of urgency needed to resolve the crisis in Syria? Times, Sunday Times (2012)I told the firm to resolve your trouble. The Sun (2016)
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Translations for 'resolve'
British English: resolve VERB
To resolve a problem, argument, or difficulty means to find a solution to it.
We must find a way to resolve these problems before it's too late.
British English: resolve NOUN
Resolve is determination to do what you have decided to do.
This will strengthen the public's resolve to go to war.
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