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certain

cer·tain

certain

 
 
pronunciation:
suhr tn
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: sure; having no doubt.
I'm certain she is still alive.
synonyms:
confident, convinced, positive, sure
definition 2: particular; definite.
She buys only a certain brand of juice.The club admits a certain number of people every year.
synonyms:
definite
similar words:
specific
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  • certainly:
    yes, indeed; of course; without any doubt.
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