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"definitely" in British English

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definitelyadverb

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

"definitely" in American English

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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 ​quityourjob?" "Definitely!" Note: Definitely is often used for emphasis, esp. in speech.
(Definition of definitely from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “definitely”
in Arabic بِالتَّأْكيد…
in Korean 분명히…
in Portuguese com certeza…
in Catalan sens dubte…
in Japanese 間違いなく…
in Chinese (Simplified) 肯定,当然,毫无疑问…
in Turkish kuşkusuz, kesnilikle…
in Russian несомненно, конечно…
in Chinese (Traditional) 肯定,當然,毫無疑問…
in Italian assolutamente, decisamente…
in Polish bez wątpienia, zdecydowanie…
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