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definiteadjective

 us   /ˈdef·ə·nət/
fixed, ​certain, or ​clear: We haven’t ​picked a definite ​date, but it will ​probably be in ​June.
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definiteadjective

uk   us   /ˈdef.ɪ.nət/
B2 fixed, ​certain, or ​clear: The ​date for the ​meeting is now definite: 5 ​March . She has very definite ​opinions. We need a definite ​answer by ​tomorrow. "Are you ​sure I'm ​invited too?" "Yes, Dan was very definite about it on the ​phone." There's been a definite ​improvement in ​yourEnglish since you came here.
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definitenoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈdef.ɪ.nət/ informal
something that is ​certain to ​happen: Let's make the 9th a definite - we'll have ​dinner and then go to the ​movies. She's a definite for the ​Olympicteam.
(Definition of definite from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “definite”
in Korean 분명한…
in Arabic مُحَدَّد, مُؤَكَّد…
in Malaysian pasti…
in French déterminé…
in Russian четкий, ясный, явный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 確定的,肯定的, 明確的…
in Italian preciso…
in Turkish kesin, sabit, değişmez…
in Polish zdecydowany, ostateczny, wyraźny…
in Spanish definitivo…
in Vietnamese dứt khoát…
in Portuguese concreto, definitivo…
in Thai ที่แน่นอน…
in German eindeutig, endgültig…
in Catalan definitiu…
in Japanese 確実な…
in Chinese (Simplified) 确定的,肯定的, 明确的…
in Indonesian pasti…
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