NEWS:  HSK 5 & HSK 6 PAGES ARE UNDER CONSTRUCTION. Stay tuned and enjoy the rest of the site, and HSK 1-4!

决定 jué dìng: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 3

决定 (jué dìng) English Meaning

  • to decide (to do something)
  • to resolve
  • decision
  • certainly

Traditional Characters: 決定

决 forms words in:

HSK 3, HSK 5 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to jump to the list.

定 forms words in:

HSK 3, HSK 4,  HSK 5 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to jump to the list.

Corresponding Classifiers|Measure Words:

  • (ge)
  • (xiàng)

Sample Sentences

  • 让他们决定。
    Ràng tāmen juédìng.
    Let them decide.
  • 由你来决定。
    Yóu nǐ lái juédìng.
    It’s up to you to decide.
  • 这由你来决定。
    Zhè yóu nǐ lái juédìng.
    It’s for you to decide.
  • 我让你来决定。
    Wǒ ràng nǐ lái juédìng.
    I’ll let you decide.
  • 我决定出国留学。
    Wǒ juédìng chūguó liúxué.
    I made a decision to study abroad.
  • 我已经决定好了。
    Wǒ yǐjīng juédìng hǎole.
    I made my decision.
Want to Practice Writing?
Check out our HSK 1 & HSK 2 Character Practice Sheets.

Stroke Order & Character Components

hsk 3 jue 2

决 (jué): to decide; to determine; to execute (sb); (of a dam etc) to breach or burst; definitely; certainly

  • 冫(bīng): ice
  • 夬(guài): decisive
hsk 3 ding

定 (dìng): to set; to fix; to determine; to decide; to order

  • 宀(mián): roof
  • 正(zhèng): just (right); main; upright; straight; correct; positive; greater than zero; principle; to correct; to rectify

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 决

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

  • 坚决(jiān jué): firm; resolute; determined
  • 决赛(jué sài): finals (of a competition)
  • 决心(jué xīn): determination; resolution; determined; firm and resolute; to make up one’s mind; CL: 個|个(gè)

HSK 6 Word List

  • 表决(biǎo jué): decide by vote; vote
  • 否决(fǒu jué): veto; to overrule; to veto; to reject
  • 决策(jué cè): strategic decision; decision-making; policy decision; to determine policy
  • 判决(pàn jué): judgment (by a court of law)

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 定

HSK 3 Word List

  • 决定(jué dìng): to decide (to do something); to resolve; decision; certainly; CL: 個|个(gè), 项(xiàng)
  • 一定(yí dìng): surely; certainly; necessarily; fixed; a certain (extent, etc.); given; particular; must

HSK 4 Word List

  • 规定(guī dìng): to stipulate; to fix; to set; to formulate; to provide; regulation; rule; CL: 個|个(gè)
  • 肯定(kěn dìng): to be sure; to be certain; sure; certain; definite; to confirm; to affirm; affirmative

HSK 5 Word List

  • 否定(fǒu dìng): to negate; negative (answer); CL: 個|个(gè)
  • 固定(gù dìng): fixed; set; regular
  • 确定(què dìng): definite; certain; fixed; to fix (on something); to determine; to be sure; to ensure; to make certain; to ascertain; to clinch; to recognize; to confirm; OK (on computer dialog box)
  • 说不定(shuō bu dìng): can’t say for sure; maybe
  • 稳定(wěn dìng): steady; stable; stability; to stabilize; to pacify
  • 制定(zhì dìng): to draw up; to formulate; to lay down; to draft

HSK 6 Word List

  • 奠定(diàn dìng): to establish; to fix; to settle
  • 定期(dìng qī): regularly; at regular intervals
  • 定义(dìng yì): definition
  • 断定(duàn dìng): to conclude; to determine; to come to a judgment
  • 坚定(jiān dìng): firm; steady; staunch; resolute
  • 鉴定(jiàn dìng): to appraise; to identify; to evaluate
  • 拟定(nǐdìng): to draw up; to draft; to formulate
  • 认定(rèn dìng): to maintain (that something is true); to determine (a fact); determination (of an amount); of the firm opinion; to believe firmly; to set one’s mind on; to identify with
  • 特定(tè dìng): special; specific; designated; particular
  • 镇定(zhèn dìng): calm; unperturbed; cool
  • 指定(zhǐdìng): to appoint; to assign; to indicate clearly and with certainty; designated

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

Scroll to Top