Example sentences for: decisive

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

  • Fortunes swayed to and fro for centuries, but it was not until 1212, at Las Navas de Tolosa in northern Spain, that the Christians gained their first decisive victory.

  • As legal scholar Randall Kennedy wrote in his book Race, Crime, and the Law , "Even if race is only one of several factors behind a decision, tolerating it at all means tolerating it as potentially the decisive factor."

  • So all we have to go on, says the Times , is the Chief Justice's general modus operandi, which is by all accounts decisive, commanding, and efficient.

  • This consideration may not affect single men, but it can be a decisive turnoff for couples.

  • Subjective factors--resolve, confidence, and patience--can prove decisive.

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