Definition of uncertain in English:


Line breaks: un|cer¦tain
Pronunciation: /ʌnˈsəːt(ə)n
, -tɪn/



in no uncertain terms

Clearly and forcefully: she has already refused me, in no uncertain terms
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  • Grampian Police has a booklet on how to pass its tests in which it spells out the need for police officers to be fit in no uncertain terms.
  • That's how we started, in fact, making speeches laying out what we wanted in no uncertain terms.
  • That has meant telling trade groups and industry lobbies in no uncertain terms not to hire Democrats.



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  • Extras glance uncertainly at the camera, and at one stage a bewigged gentleman, bent double, is seen scampering out of shot.
  • I ride into this particular battle mounted uncertainly on the fence.
  • The punch dropped the Scot to the canvas and when he rose to try to beat the count, he could only stumble uncertainly towards his corner.

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