Definitions

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  • n. A person, divinity, or authoritative text which decides.
  • n. An event or action which decides the outcome of a contested matter.
  • n. A Turing machine that halts regardless of its input.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who decides.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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

Etymologies

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Examples

  • 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.

    Alex Ferguson may avoid sanction if he rests players against Blackpool

  • 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.

    BBC News - Home

  • 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

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

    The Guardian World News

  • 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

  • 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.

    TODAYonline

  • 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.

    Sportal.com.au - Latest News Headlines

  • The title decider yesterday provided another example.

    Evening Standard - Home

  • 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.

    AustralianIT.com.au | Top Stories

  • They won 26-3 in the title decider and overtook their opponents on the last day of the season.

    Irish Blogs

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