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certaintynoun

uk   /ˈsɜː.tən.ti/ us   /ˈsɝː.tən.ti/
  • certainty noun (IN NO DOUBT)

[C] something that cannot be doubted: There are few absolute certainties in life.
B2 [U] the state of being completely confident or having no doubt about something: I'm unable to answer that question with any certainty.

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(Definition of certainty from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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certaintynoun

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.
(Definition of certainty from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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