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certainty

noun  us   /ˈsɜr·tən·ti/

certainty noun (SURE KNOWLEDGE)

[U] the sure knowledge that something is true: Can you say with absolute certainty that this is the man you saw?

certainty noun (CERTAIN EVENT)

[C] something that has no possibility of any other result; something that you know will happen in a particular way: There are few certainties in life.
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