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American English: /ˈdɛf(ə)nət/
British English: /ˈdɛfɪnət/

Translation of definite in Spanish:


  • 1 1.1 (final) (no comparative)
    en firme
    Example sentences
    • Although I'm planning on some definite distinctions between the two.
    • I don't think there's a definite answer to whether or not writers use alcohol as a creative enabler, a relaxant, a means to conquer fear, or a way to battle neuroses.
    • Council departments have been asked to draw up proposals on how to save money, although definite plans can't be made until the Government announces its spending assessments early next year.
    1.2 (certain)
    is it definite that they're leaving?
    ¿es seguro or está confirmado que se van?
    Example sentences
    • But Dymbel knows his subject, and he's absolutely definite - it's not a Beatle.
    • Plenty of time for that when we are more definite about people's intentions.
    • So I'm definite that he did catch me and it should have been a penalty.
    1.3 (firm, categorical) she was very definite about wanting to come
    dijo categóricamente que quería venir
    Example sentences
    • The four-member commission's report is still being drafted and its final conclusions are not yet definite.
    • ‘Angie's death is a possibility, Christopher, but it is not yet definite,’ I insisted.
    • They've yet to reach a definite conclusion about why a hydrogen fuel sensor failed last Wednesday.
    1.4 (distinct) (no comparative) it's a definite advantage
    es claramente una ventaja
    es sin duda una ventaja
    it's a definite possibility
    es bien posible
    es sin duda una posibilidad
    Example sentences
    • This statement must be made in clear and definite terms, and there must further be some prima facie evidence that it has some foundation in fact.
    • Therefore, I would like to challenge all those clubs and organizations that go so far in promoting this type of discrimination to provide a clear and definite reason for doing so.
    • It could be that a lot of us don't have any real clue about what we want - we don't have a clear and definite aim and therefore are lacking the ambition of living life to the full.
  • 2 (Linguistics)
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