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"definite" in British English

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definiteadjective

uk   /ˈdef.ɪ.nət/ us   /ˈdef.ən.ət/
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, Dan was very definite about it on the phone." There's been a definite improvement in your English since you came here.

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definitenoun [C]

uk   /ˈdef.ɪ.nət/ us   /ˈdef.ən.ət/ informal
(Definition of definite from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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definiteadjective

us   /ˈdef·ə·nət/
fixed, certain, or clear: We haven’t picked a definite date, but it will probably be in June.
(Definition of definite from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “definite”
in Korean 분명한…
in Arabic مُحَدَّد, مُؤَكَّد…
in Malaysian pasti…
in French déterminé…
in Russian четкий, ясный, явный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 確定的,肯定的, 明確的…
in Italian preciso…
in Turkish kesin, sabit, değişmez…
in Polish zdecydowany, ostateczny, wyraźny…
in Spanish definitivo…
in Vietnamese dứt khoát…
in Portuguese concreto, definitivo…
in Thai ที่แน่นอน…
in German eindeutig, endgültig…
in Catalan definitiu…
in Japanese 確実な…
in Chinese (Simplified) 确定的,肯定的, 明确的…
in Indonesian pasti…
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