Definition of Decisive factor
1. Noun. A point or fact or remark that settles something conclusively.
Generic synonyms: Causal Factor, Determinant, Determinative, Determiner, Determining Factor
Derivative terms: Clinch
Lexicographical Neighbors of Decisive Factor
Literary usage of Decisive factor
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Integrative Action of the Nervous System by Charles Scott Sherrington (1906)
"Intensity of reaction a decisive factor in the competition of afferent arcs for possession of the final common path. Noci-ceptive nerves. ..."
2. "An American commoner": the life and times of Richard Parks Bland. A study by William Vincent Byars (1900)
""The Right Thing from the Eight Man at the Right Time" as the decisive factor in History Making.—Mr. Bland Writes a Letter and Sees a Reporter. ..."
3. The Political Conditions of Allied Success: A Plea for the Protective Union by Norman Angell (1918)
"... CHAPTER VII PUBLIC OPINION AS THE decisive factor The maintenance of the old disruptive policy ia the Alliance due to the fact that public opinion was ..."
4. Economics: A Practical Exposition of the Science of Business, with by Edward Sherwood Mead (1914)
"The women and girls who would otherwise be unemployed find work in the silk mills. 74. Residence of consumer decisive factor in location of some industries. ..."
5. Modern Foreign Exchange: Monetary Systems, Intrinsic Equivalents and by V. Gonzales (1920)
"... A decisive factor IN TRADE The question of exchange with foreign countries is entirely different from the point of view of bankers and that of merchants ..."