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adverb uk   /ˈdef.ɪ.nət.li/ us  
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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in Korean 분명히…
in Arabic بِالتَّأْكيد…
in Portuguese com certeza…
in Catalan sens dubte…
in Japanese 間違いなく…
in Italian assolutamente, decisamente…
in Chinese (Traditional) 肯定,當然,毫無疑問…
in Russian несомненно, конечно…
in Turkish kuşkusuz, kesnilikle…
in Chinese (Simplified) 肯定,当然,毫无疑问…
in Polish bez wątpienia, zdecydowanie…
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