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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)

cert.

1. certificate.
2. certified.
3. certify.
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
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

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

cert

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

cert

[sɜːt] n (Brit) (fam) it's a dead certnon c'è alcun dubbio
References in classic literature ?
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