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cert

(sɜːt)
n
informal something that is a certainty, esp a horse that is certain to win a race (esp in the phrase a dead cert)
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cert.

1. certificate.
2. certified.
3. certify.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cert - an absolute certainty; "it's a dead cert"
sure thing, certainty, foregone conclusion - something that is certain; "his victory is a certainty"
jargon, lingo, patois, argot, vernacular, slang, cant - a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves); "they don't speak our lingo"
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
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Translations

cert

[sɜːt] N ABBR (Brit) = certainty it's a (dead) certes cosa segura
he's a (dead) cert for the jobsin duda le darán el puesto
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

cert

[ˈsɜːrt] n (British) to be a dead cert (= an absolute certainty)
It's a dead cert → Ça ne fait pas un pli.
to be a dead cert for sth [+ job, prize] → pouvoir être sûr(e) d'avoir qch; [+ team] → pouvoir être sûr(e) de faire partie de qch
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cert

2
n (Brit inf) a (dead) certeine todsichere Sache (inf); it’s a dead cert he’ll be cominger kommt todsicher (inf)
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cert

[sɜːt] n (Brit) (fam) it's a dead certnon c'è alcun dubbio
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References in classic literature ?
The thing's a cert. A man with a name like Grusczinsky could sell a dozen editions by himself.
Currently, ANSI (Agence nationale de la securite informatique) is working to set up CERTs in key sectors to improve the security of Tunisian cyberspace such as the financial CERT within the Tunisian Professional Association of Banks and Financial Institutions for banks and financial institutions, the social CERT for social affairs organisations.
The Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) at the Special Communication and Information Security State Agency of the Special State Protection Service of Azerbaijan has once again been elected to the Board of Directors of the CERT of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC-CERT), the local CERT told Trend.
Former Scottish Parliamentarian Hanzala Malik along with Rescue 1122 DG Rizwan Naseer inaugurated National CERTs Challenge at Emergency Services Academy (Rescue 1122).
to strengthen the relationship between National CERTs in member countries,
172(b)(1)(E) states that in the event of a CERT, if an "applicable corporation" has a corporate equity reduction interest loss (CERIL) for any loss limitation year, that loss cannot be carried back to a tax year preceding the year of the CERT.
Acknowledging the threats in the cyber world, the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has agreed to the establishment of inter Computer Security and Incident Response Team (CSIRT) or the Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) collaboration among its member countries.
A less risky play may be selling Euro Certs at 48 because, even though Spain should progress, France and, especially, Germany face tough tasks in Ostrava and Garmisch.