snap decision(redirected from a snap decision)
A decision made hastily, recklessly, or without careful consideration. The company enjoyed huge success in the '90s, but a series of snap decisions backfired on them, leading them to the brink of bankruptcy. The officer made the snap decision to take the unresponsive child into his patrol car and rush her to the hospital himself.
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