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Definition of certainty noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    (pl. certainties)
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  1. 1[countable] a thing that is certain political/moral certainties Her return to the team now seems a certainty.
  2. 2[uncountable] the state of being certain There is no certainty that the president's removal would end the civil war. I can't say with any certainty where I'll be next week.
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