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certainty

Pronunciation: /ˈsɜːrtnti; ˈsɜːtnti/

Translation of certainty in Spanish:

noun/nombre (plural -ties)

  • 1.1 u and c (belief, conviction) certeza (feminine), seguridad (feminine) we can say with certainty that … podemos decir con certeza or con seguridad que …
    Example sentences
    • This certainty that failure is the only outcome has been most pronounced among Labour politicians.
    • He says this with such certainty that one might conclude he was a painter of solutions, that his art was one of formulas and rousing public appeals.
    • However, we shall need to wait for a longer time series to conclude with certainty that the Canadian urban system is indeed heading to a new equilibrium.
    1.2 countable/numerable (certain event) there are few certainties in this life hay pocas cosas seguras en esta vida defeat is now a certainty la derrota es algo seguro or es cosa segura

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