certainty

certainty(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (assuredness)
a. la certeza
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
It's not possible to say with absolute certainty how long the body has been here.No es posible decir con absoluta certeza cuánto tiempo el cadáver ha estado aquí.
b. la certidumbre
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
If nothing else, there was the certainty that the weather would be fine.Al menos había la certidumbre de que haría buen tiempo.
c. la seguridad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
I found her certainty and self-confidence a little intimidating.Su seguridad y confianza en sí misma me intimidaban un poco.
2. (sure fact)
a. la cosa segura
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
We cling to the certainties of the past and fear for the future.Nos aferramos a las cosas seguras del pasado y tememos por el futuro.
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certainty
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. la certeza f, certidumbre
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
she said it with some certaintylo dijo con certidumbre
there is no certainty that we will winno es seguro que ganemos
to know something for a certaintysaber algo a ciencia cierta
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certainty [ˈsɜːtəntɪ]
noun
1 (no pl) (conviction) certeza (f); seguridad (f)
I can't say with any certainty that this will happen no puedo decir con ninguna certeza or seguridad que esto vaya a suceder
2 (sure fact)
faced with the certainty of disaster ante la seguridad or lo inevitable del desastre; we know for a certainty that ... sabemos a ciencia cierta que ...; it's a certainty es cosa segura; there are no certainties in modern Europe en la Europa moderna no hay nada seguro; pocas cosas son seguras en la Europa moderna; there is no certainty that they will be alive no existe la seguridad or la certeza de que vayan a estar vivos
there is too little certainty about the future
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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