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uncertainty

Pronunciation: /ʌnˈsɜːrtnti; ʌnˈsɜːtnti/

Translation of uncertainty in Spanish:

noun/nombre (plural -ties)

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  • 1.1 uncountable/no numerable (doubt) incertidumbre (feminine), duda (feminine)uncertainty about sth/sb there 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/no numerable (of outcome, future) incertidumbre (feminine), lo incierto
    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/numerable (doubtful factor) incertidumbre (feminine)
    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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