decisive victory

decisive victory
решительная победа

Politics english-russian dictionary. 2013.

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  • Decisive victory — A decisive victory is an indisputable military victory of a battle that determines or significantly influences the ultimate result of a conflict. It does not always coincide with the end of combat. The Battle of Midway, for example, is considered …   Wikipedia

  • victory — victory, conquest, triumph can mean the result achieved by one who gains the mastery in a contest or struggle. Victory and conquest in their basic use carry the same implications and suggestions as the corresponding agent nouns (see VICTOR) {… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • victory — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ big, famous, glorious, great, historic, huge, impressive, major, notable, outstanding (esp. BrE), remar …   Collocations dictionary

  • decisive — de|ci|sive [dıˈsaısıv] adj 1.) an action, event etc that is decisive has a big effect on the way that something develops decisive factor/effect/influence etc ▪ Women can play a decisive role in the debate over cloning. decisive action/steps ▪ We… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • victory — vic|to|ry W2 [ˈvıktəri] n plural victories [U and C] [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: victorie, from Latin victoria, from victus; VICTOR] the success you achieve when you win a battle, game, election etc ≠ ↑defeat ▪ Napoleon s military… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • decisive — de|ci|sive [ dı saısıv ] adjective ** 1. ) making the final result of a situation completely certain: Gettysburg, site of the final, decisive battle of the Civil War Cleveland s reputation for reliability was the decisive factor in winning the… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • decisive */*/ — UK [dɪˈsaɪsɪv] / US adjective 1) making the final result of a situation completely certain Gettysburg, site of the final, decisive battle of the Civil War Cleveland s reputation for reliability was the decisive factor in winning the contract. The …   English dictionary

  • decisive — decided, decisive 1. Both words have to do with decision and decision making, and their meanings overlap; but there are clear differences. When used of people, decided means ‘having clear opinions’ and decisive means ‘able to decide quickly’;… …   Modern English usage

  • victory — 01. The team celebrated their [victory] with beer and pizza at a local restaurant. 02. He was a member of the [victorious] soccer team that won the Gold Cup in 1999. 03. The Allied forces scored a major [victory] on D Day, ultimately leading to… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • decisive — [[t]dɪsa͟ɪsɪv[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED If a fact, action, or event is decisive, it makes it certain that there will be a particular result. ...his decisive victory in the presidential elections... The election campaign has now entered its final,… …   English dictionary

  • decisive — [dɪˈsaɪsɪv] adj 1) if something is decisive, it makes the final result of a situation certain The UK has played a decisive role in these negotiations.[/ex] 2) a decisive victory or defeat is one in which the winner does much better than the LOSER …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

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