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uncertainty
American English: /ˌənˈsərtn(t)i/
British English: /ʌnˈsəːt(ə)nti/

Translation of uncertainty in Spanish:

noun plural -ties

uncountable and countable
  • 1.1 uncountable (doubt) uncertainty about something/somebodythere is some uncertainty about o as to his whereabouts
    no se conoce con seguridad su paradero
    his decision ends weeks of uncertainty
    su decisión pone fin a varias semanas de incertidumbre
    1.2 uncountable (of outcome, future)
    Example sentences
    • Perhaps this is explained because at times of uncertainty and change there is a degree of comfort in the past.
    • Lesser goals will be blown off course in an environment of uncertainty and constant change.
    • This is especially so in a profession where there is inherent unpredictability and uncertainty.
    1.3 countable (doubtful factor)
    Example sentences
    • Odd tensions and feelings and questions and uncertainties and so on abound in my little head.
    • Despite the various uncertainties surrounding it, it would be unwise to rule out this possibility.
    • There are uncertainties surrounding the determination of the annual maintenance cost.

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