from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who decides; one who or that which determines a cause or contest.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who decides.

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  • noun etc A person, divinity, or authoritative text which decides.
  • noun chiefly UK, sports An event or action which decides the outcome of a contested matter.
  • noun computing A Turing machine that halts regardless of its input.


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  • United have written to the Football Association on behalf of Ferguson after he was charged with improper conduct for praising the referee Howard Webb prior to the title decider against Chelsea.

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  • United will now look ahead to Wednesday's Champions League semi-final second leg ahead of what could prove to be a title decider against Carlo Ancelotti's Chelsea.

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  • No reference to the title decider at the Reebok on Sunday?

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  • The rot first set in under former coach Carlo Ancelotti as they were beaten by Manchester United home and away in the Champions League quarter-final and then a title decider at Old Trafford in May.

    Evening Standard - Home Simon Johnson 2011

  • Sunday's clash was originally billed as a title decider but Arsenal fell nine points behind United after a dismal week that began with draws against

    Evening Standard - Home James Olley 2011

  • The title decider yesterday provided another example.

    Evening Standard - Home 2010

  • The title decider yesterday provided another example.

    Evening Standard - Home 2010

  • Stosur will be the hottest of favourites against Francesca Schiavone in the title decider, the Australian having defeated the veteran in straight sets in their past four meetings, including two on clay. | Top Stories 2010

  • Barca travel to Real Madrid on Saturday for what could be the title decider - with eight games left in the 2009-2010 Primera Liga season, the two giants of Spanish football are level on 77 points.

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  • Used mainly as a substitute in his 13 appearances this season, Payne suddenly finds himself in line to start the title decider following John Aloisi's season-ending hamstring injury against Wellington last weekend. - Latest News Headlines John Greco 2010


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