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definitelyadverb

uk   /ˈdef.ɪ.nət.li/ us   /ˈdef.ən.ət.li/
B1 without any doubt: Have you definitely decided to go to Costa Rica? He definitely said he'd be here. "Are you going to have children?" "Oh, definitely (= without any doubt)." "She's not coming?" "No, definitely not."

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definitelyadverb

us   /ˈdef·ə·nət·li/
without any doubt; certainly: I don’t like that place – I’m definitely not going back there. "Are you really going to quit your job?" "Definitely!" Note: Definitely is often used for emphasis, esp. in speech.
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