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to be uncertain The success of the system is not in doubt.
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in a way that shows that something is completely certain The research showed beyond doubt that smoking contributes to heart disease. (law) The prosecution was able to establish beyond a reasonable doubt that the woman had been lying.
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to accept that someone has told the truth or has not done something wrong because you cannot prove that they have not She may have been lying, but I felt I had to give her the benefit of the doubt.
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to have reasons why you are not certain about whether something is good or whether something good will happen I've had my doubts about his work since he joined our department. It may be all right. Personally, I have my doubts.
have your doubts (about something)jump to other results
used to give advice to someone who cannot decide what to do If in doubt, wear black.
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- 1 used when you are saying that something is likely No doubt she'll call us when she gets there.
- 2used when you are saying that something is certainly true He's made some great movies. There's no doubt about it.
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used when you are giving your opinion and emphasizing the point that you are making This meeting has been, without doubt, one of the most useful we have had so far.
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