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1. Formal authorization or expression of an action, decision, intention, opinion, transaction, etc.
2. Proposition put before a meeting of stockholders (shareholders) or the directors of a firm for discussion, approval or adoption. Resolutions are of four common types: (1) Elective (see elective resolution), (2) Extraordinary (see extraordinary resolution), (3) Ordinary (see ordinary resolution), and (4) Special (see special resolution).
3. Appropriate disposition of a complaint or protest through prescribed or standard procedures.
4. Sharpness or clarity of a monitor, printer, or scanner image, expressed in an appropriate unit: pixels per inch (PPI) for monitors, dots per inch (DPI) for printers, and samples per inch (SPI) for scanners.
For photographic systems, it is expressed as lines per millimeter (LPM).

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When the company's profitability decreased steadily over a five year period, the shareholders passed a resolution to decrease executive salaries as a way to reduce expenses.
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Tammy made a resolution on Monday morning to fire Samantha by the end of the week because she was not productive.
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After many hours of discussion and argument between the firm's directors, they finally came to an agreement and passed a resolution cutting executive pay.
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