Resolution


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Resolution

A document that records a decision or action by a Board of Directors, or a bond resolution by a government entity authorizing a bond issue.

Resolution

An official statement by a board of directors. A resolution is binding on a company unless overruled by shareholders.
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and doubly accursed Albert de Malvoisin, who withheld me from the resolution I had formed, of hurling back the glove at the face of the superstitious and superannuated fool, who listened to a charge so absurd, and against a creature so high in mind, and so lovely in form as thou art
But, since our resolution is formed, let us act promptly.
But we have no fair ground for entertaining unfavourable auguries concerning Arthur Donnithorne, who this morning proves himself capable of a prudent resolution founded on conscience.
We staid all day and looked, we abused the man who invented quarantine, we held half a dozen mass-meetings and crammed them full of interrupted speeches, motions that fell still-born, amendments that came to nought and resolutions that died from sheer exhaustion in trying to get before the house.
He was answered by a voice which informed him of the resolution just arrived at.
With a good-tempered resolution, which never passed the limits of modesty and refinement, Emily met Alban Morris on his own ground.
While Miss Pink dwelt eloquently on the shortness of the notice, Miss Pink's niece based her resolution on far more important grounds.
The next morning, when I was brushing my hair, and thinking over my affairs, I called to mind a forgotten resolution of mine at the time I first read the Report of my husband's Trial.
But that being soon obtained, one Captain Richardson, who commanded, taking about thirty men with him, marched bravely up to them; and making his way with great resolution through the crowd, they flying, but throwing stones and hallooing at him, and his men.
And then pin them up on our bedroom walls, where we'll see them every day," suggested the Story Girl, "and every time we break a resolution we must put a cross opposite it.
They passed a resolution to that effect, as is the manner of their kind.
She has strengthened my resolution," Mercy answered.