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Meaning of "doubt" in Essential American English Dictionary

doubt

noun   /dɑʊt/
B1 a state of being uncertain about something, or not trusting someone or something: I have some doubts about his ability to do the job.
have no doubt
B1 to be certain: I have no doubt that I made the right decision.
there is no doubt
B1 it is certain: There is no doubt that he’s a good player.
be in doubt
to not be certain: The future of the project is in doubt.
without (a) doubt
certainly: She is without doubt a great writer.
no doubt
used to say that something is very likely: No doubt she’ll spend the money on her son.
Translations of “doubt”
in Korean 의심, 의혹…
in Arabic شَكّ…
in Portuguese dúvida…
in Catalan dubte…
in Japanese 疑い…
in Italian dubbio…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指對好壞、真實性的)懷疑,疑慮,疑問…
in Russian сомнение…
in Turkish şüphe, kuşku…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指对好坏、真实性的)怀疑,疑虑,疑问…
in Polish wątpliwość…
(Definition of doubt noun from the Websters Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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