[dih-tur-muh-ney-shuh n] /dɪˌtɜr məˈneɪ ʃən/
the act of coming to a decision or of fixing or settling a purpose.
ascertainment, as after observation or investigation:
determination of a ship’s latitude.
the information ascertained; solution.
the settlement of a dispute, question, etc., as by authoritative decision.
the decision or settlement arrived at or pronounced.
the quality of being resolute; firmness of purpose.
a fixed purpose or intention:
It is my determination to suppress vice.
the fixing or settling of amount, limit, character, etc.:
the determination of a child’s allowance.
fixed direction or tendency toward some object or end.
Chiefly Law. conclusion or termination.
Embryology. the fixation of the fate of a cell or group of cells, especially before actual morphological or functional differentiation occurs.
the act of rendering a notion more precise by the addition of differentiating characteristics.
the definition of a concept in terms of its constituent elements.
the act or an instance of making a decision
the condition of being determined; resoluteness
the act or an instance of ending an argument by the opinion or decision of an authority
the act or an instance of fixing or settling the quality, limit, position, etc, of something
a decision or opinion reached, rendered, or settled upon
a resolute movement towards some object or end
(law) the termination of an estate or interest
(law) the decision reached by a court of justice on a disputed matter
the process of qualifying or limiting a proposition or concept
the qualifications or limitations used in this process
the condition of embryonic tissues of being able to develop into only one particular tissue or organ in the adult
determination de·ter·mi·na·tion (dĭ-tûr’mə-nā’shən)
A change for the better or for the worse in the course of a disease.
A fixed movement or tendency toward an object or end.
The ascertaining of the quantity, quality, position, or character of something.
verb (used with object), determined, determining. 1. to settle or decide (a dispute, question, etc.) by an authoritative or conclusive decision. 2. to conclude or ascertain, as after reasoning, observation, etc. 3. Geometry. to fix the position of. 4. to cause, affect, or control; fix or decide causally: Demand for a product usually determines supply. […]
verb (used with object) 1. to develop (something) again. 2. Photography. to submit (a film or the like) to a second development, as to intensify or tone it. verb (used without object) 3. to develop again. verb (transitive) 1. to rebuild or replan (a building, area, etc) 2. (photog) to develop (a negative or print) […]
[ree-di-vel-uh p-muh nt] /ˌri dɪˈvɛl əp mənt/ noun 1. the act or process of redeveloping. 2. an often publicly financed rebuilding of an urban residential or commercial section in decline.
- Redevelopment area
noun 1. an urban area in which all or most of the buildings are demolished and rebuilt