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definitive

de·fin·i·tive

definitive

 
 
pronunciation:
dih fI n tihv
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: most reliable, complete, or authoritative.
This book contains the definitive history of the attack on Pearl Harbor.
similar words:
classic
definition 2: having a complete, fixed, or final form.
Before all the facts are in, it's impossible to give a definitive answer.
antonyms:
provisional, tentative
similar words:
decisive, definite, final
definition 3: most explicit or precise.
a definitive outline of the issues
similar words:
definite
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derivations: definitively (adv.), definitiveness (n.)