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Translation of "certain" - English-Turkish dictionary

certain

adjective     /ˈsɜːtən/
NO DOUBT [never before noun]
B1 completely sure of something, or knowing without doubt that something is true kesin [+ (that)] I feel absolutely certain that you're doing the right thing. [+ question word] Nobody was certain how the accident had happened. He was quite certain about/of the thief's identity. →  Opposite uncertain CertaintyConfidence and self-assurance
know/say for certain
to know something without doubt bir şeyi kesin olarak bilmek, emin olmak We don't know for certain whether she's coming.CertaintyConfidence and self-assurance
SURE TO HAPPEN
B1 sure to happen, to do something, or to be true emin, kat'i [+ (that)] It now looks certain that she will resign. [+ to do sth] She is certain to do well in the exams. How can we make certain that (= do something to be sure that) she sees the note?CertaintyConfidence and self-assurance
PARTICULAR [always before noun]
B1 used to refer to a particular person or thing without naming or describing them exactly belli, besbelli, kaçınılmaz The museum is only open at certain times of the day.Particular and individual
a certain
B2 used before a noun to mean existing, but difficult to describe the exact quality or amount kesin, belli He's got a certain charm.Particular and individual
certain of formal
used to refer to some of a group of people or things emin Certain of you already know the news.Some and quite
(Definition of certain from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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