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Translation of "certain" - English-Spanish dictionary


adjective /ˈsəːtn/
true or without doubt cierto It’s certain that the world is round.
sure seguro I’m certain he’ll come He is certain to forget Being late is a certain way of losing one’s job.
one or some, not definitely named cierto certain doctors a certain Mrs Smith (also pronoun) certain of his friends.
slight; some cierto She detected a certain hostility in his manner We were expecting a certain amount of bad weather.
certainly adverb
definitely seguro I can’t come today, but I’ll certainly come tomorrow.
of course desde luego, por supuesto You may certainly have a chocolate.
certainty noun ( plural certainties)
something which cannot be doubted certeza, seguridad It’s a certainty that he will win.
freedom from doubt certeza Is there any certainty of success?
for certain
definitely con certeza, con toda seguridad She may come, but she can’t say for certain.
make certain
to act so that, or check that, something is sure asegurar Make certain you arrive early I think he’s asleep, but you’d better make certain.
(Definition of certain from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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