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English definition of “cert”

cert

noun [C usually singular]   /sɜːt/ US  /sɝːt/ UK informal
If someone or something is a cert for something or to do something, they or it are 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.CertaintyConfidence and self-assurance
(Definition of cert noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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