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definite

adjective uk   /ˈdef.ɪ.nət/ us  
B2 fixed, certain, or clear: The date for the meeting is now definite: 5 March . She has very definite opinions. We need a definite answer by tomorrow. "Are you sure I'm invited too?" "Yes, Roger was quite definite about it on the phone." There's been a definite improvement in your English since you arrived.CertaintyConfidence and self-assuranceApparent and obviousVisible

definite

noun [C] uk   /ˈdef.ɪ.nət/ informal us  
something that is certain to happen: Let's make the 9th a definite - we'll have a curry and then go to the movies. She's a definite for the Olympic team.CertaintyConfidence and self-assurance
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