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cert

noun [C usually singular] uk   /sɜːt/ us    /sɝːt/ UK informal
If someone or something is a cert for something or to do something, he, she, or it is certain to get it or do it: With all her experience she's a dead cert for the job. [+ to infinitive] The Russian team is a cert to win the gold medal.
Translations of “cert”
in Chinese (Traditional) 必然會發生的事, 一定會成功的人(或事)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 必然会发生的事, 一定会成功的人(或事)…
(Definition of cert noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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