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confident

Pronunciation: /ˈkɑːnfədənt; ˈkɒnfɪdənt/

Translation of confident in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 (sure) [statement/forecast] hecho con confianza or seguridad in the confident belief o expectation that … confiando en que … I am confident that she won't disappoint us tengo (la) plena confianza de que no nos defraudará to be confident of sth confiar* en algo we are confident of victory confiamos en la victoria
    Example sentences
    • He was certainly very confident that there were places where autism could be treated.
    • If he is confident of a positive response from his squad then the fun is set to begin for United fans.
    • While it is too early to record any positive results yet, Pam is quietly confident that it will help.
    1.2 (self-confident) [person] seguro de sí mismo
    Example sentences
    • Before we go out onto the field, he makes everyone so relaxed and confident in their own ability.
    • Instead, he was too trusting, perhaps too confident in his own ability to keep everything together.
    • They refused to be overawed by Brazil, and came out fully confident in their ability to win.

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