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American English: /ˌənˈsərtn/
British English: /ʌnˈsəːt(ə)n/

Translation of uncertain in Spanish:


  • 1 1.1 (unsure) (predicative) to be uncertain about/of something
    no estar seguro de algo
    I trust her but I'm uncertain about him
    a ella le tengo confianza, pero tengo mis dudas or no estoy seguro con respecto a él
    I'm uncertain (about) what to do next
    no estoy segura de qué hacer ahora
    I'm uncertain how to proceed
    no sé muy bien cómo proceder
    we're uncertain (as to) whether we should go
    no estamos seguros de si debemos ir (o no)
    Example sentences
    • If people are uncertain as to who they are uniting against, they seem even less sure of what they are standing up for.
    • There were lots of times when people were very uncertain about the situation there.
    • Frances was uncertain how younger students would view her, but soon made her mark.
    1.2 (hesitant)
  • 2 2.1 (doubtful)
    whether he'll come or not remains uncertain
    sigue estando en duda si vendrá (o no)
    aún no se sabe con seguridad si vendrá (o no)
    it is uncertain who will win
    no está claro quién va a ganar
    a woman of uncertain age
    una mujer de edad incierta or indefinida
    Example sentences
    • They were released on bail following a public outcry but still faced an uncertain future.
    • However, the future still looks uncertain as he has no money for higher education.
    • Now the future is uncertain for the restored Victorian warehouse with floors the size of a football pitch.
    2.2 (changeable, unreliable)
    the uncertain world of showbiz
    el inseguro mundo del espectáculo
  • 3 (vague)
    poco claro
    in no uncertain terms
    muy claramente
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