Example sentences for: decisive

How can you use “decisive” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • To refresh Mr. Kinsley's memory, the relevant passage begins at Page 148, where I wrote that "The technique of predation, rather than the question of reserves, is likely to be decisive in the success of the tactic, and the law should focus upon this issue."

  • Some critics of the Boskin report regard this as a decisive blow to its credibility.

  • The NYT points out that President Clinton's proposed expansion of NATO to include Poland, Hungary, and the Czech Republic depends on the joint approval of the Senate and the parliaments of the 15 other members of NATO, and that cost will be the decisive issue in those votes.

  • The contribution of the international community cannot be the sole decisive factor in the future growth of Russian science.

  • In France Sunday, Le Monde devoted a full page to the alleged role of UNSCOM as "a toy of the American espionage services" in Iraq and carried a report from Jerusalem about the "decisive" role of Israel in eavesdropping on Baghdad.

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