US: /ˈsɝtənti/
UK: /sˈɜːtənti/

English Vietnamese dictionary

certainty /'sə:tnti/
  • danh từ
    • điều chắc chắn
      • imperialism will be abolished, that's a certainty: chủ nghĩa đế quốc sẽ bị tiêu diệt, đó là một điều chắc chắn
    • vật đã nắm trong tay
    • sự tin chắc, sự chắc chắn
    • for a certainty
      • chắc chắn không còn hồ nghi gì nữa
    • to a certainty
      • nhất định
    • never quit certainty for (hope)
      • chớ nên thả mồi bắt bóng

Advanced English dictionary

+ noun (plural certainties)
1 [C] a thing that is certain: political / moral certainties + Her return to the team now seems a certainty. + As we start the new millennium the only certainty is change, and lots of it.
2 [U] 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.

Thesaurus dictionary

1 fact, actuality, reality, truth, Colloq sure thing:
I would not advise you to neglect a certainty for something doubtful.
2 assurance, self-assurance, definiteness, confidence, conviction, faith, authoritativeness, positiveness, certitude:
The certainty with which he played the card showed he expected it to be a winner.
3 for a certainty. assuredly, definitely, certainly, surely, positively; undoubtedly, indubitably, without (a) doubt, undeniably, unquestionably, absolutely, Colloq for sure:
I know for a certainty that I cannot fly.

Collocation dictionary


absolute, complete | reasonable, virtual
It's a virtual certainty that petrol will go up in price.


It's difficult to predict with any degree of certainty how much it will cost.


with ~
I couldn't say with absolute certainty that he's here.


a lack of certainty
There seems to be a lack of certainty over what we should do.
| the one/only certainty
The one certainty left in a changing world is death.

Concise English dictionary

+the state of being certain
+something that is certain