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certain

adjective /ˈsəːtn/
true or without doubt
cierto
It’s certain that the world is round.
sure
seguro
I’m certain he’ll come He is certain to forget Being late is a certain way of losing one’s job.
one or some, not definitely named
cierto
certain doctors a certain Mrs Smith (also pronoun) certain of his friends.
slight; some
cierto
She detected a certain hostility in his manner We were expecting a certain amount of bad weather.
certainly adverb definitely
seguro
I can’t come today, but I’ll certainly come tomorrow.
of course
desde luego, por supuesto
You may certainly have a chocolate.
certainty noun ( plural certainties) something which cannot be doubted
certeza, seguridad
It’s a certainty that he will win.
freedom from doubt
certeza
Is there any certainty of success?
for certain definitely
con certeza, con toda seguridad
She may come, but she can’t say for certain.
make certain to act so that, or check that, something is sure
asegurar
Make certain you arrive early I think he’s asleep, but you’d better make certain.
(Definition of certain from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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