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English definition of “to be sure”

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to be sure

formal
certainly: This is not his best book, to be sure, but it is still worth reading.
Translations of “to be sure”
in Chinese (Traditional) 肯定地,不可否認地…
in Chinese (Simplified) 肯定地,不可否认地…
(Definition of to be sure from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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