Definition of resolutive in US English:

resolutive

adjective

archaic, formal
  • Having the power or ability to dissolve or dispel something.

    • ‘I prefer a more resolutive approach to curbing drunken driving or drunkenness, and all the baggage that comes with it.’
    • ‘After pronouncement of a resolutive lockout, labour relations are for the time being terminated.’
    • ‘This conception may be called the decompositional or resolutive conception of analysis.’

Origin

Late Middle English: from medieval Latin resolutivus, from resolut- ‘released’, from the verb resolvere (see resolve).

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