Definition of "determinative"
  1. Possessing the ability or inclination to establish or fix something
How to use "determinative" in a sentence
  1. The jury's viewpoint will be determinative in deciding the outcome of the case.
  2. Whether the company was negligent is determinative of whether compensation will be granted.
  3. The judge's diagnosis of the presented evidence was determinative in evaluating the credibility of the witness.

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