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determinant (s) (noun), determinants (pl)
A causal factor which decisively affects the nature or outcome of an issue: The determinant in planning Sara's summer holidays was the weather because she wanted to go hiking.

Aaron's force of will was the main determinant of his educational success.

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determinant (adjective), more determinant, most determinant
A reference to being decisive, influential, or defining: The determinant ingredient in the recipe was chopped olives.
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