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English definition of “confident”

confident

adjective uk   /ˈkɒn.fɪ.dənt/ us    /ˈkɑːn-/
B1 having confidence: Be a bit more confident in yourself! They don't sound confident about the future of the industry. I'm confident of his skills as a manager. [+ that] Are you confident that enough people will attend the event? It was a confident performance.Confidence and self-assuranceShowing arrogance and conceit
confidently
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
B2 Try to act confidently, even if you feel nervous.Confidence and self-assuranceShowing arrogance and conceit
(Definition of confident from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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