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Related to confidently: fiercely
with assurance, with certainty, boldly: I can say confidently that they are having an affair.
Not to be confused with:
confidentially – privately, intimately, secretly: Confidentially, I believe they are having an affair.
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1. Feeling or showing certainty, as of success: was confident that the venture would be profitable.
2. Feeling or showing confidence in oneself; self-assured: a confident driver. See Synonyms at sure.
3. Obsolete Confiding; trustful.
[Latin cōnfīdēns, cōnfīdent-, present participle of cōnfīdere, to rely on; see confide.]
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|Adv.||1.||confidently - with confidence; in a confident manner; "we have to do what is right confidently"|
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confidently[ˈkɒnfɪdəntlɪ] ADV [predict, promise] → con seguridad, con confianza; [smile, stride, enter] → con seguridad; [speak, reply] → con un tono de seguridad or confianza
"sure," he said confidently → -claro -dijo lleno de confianza
we confidently expect that → creemos con toda confianza que ...
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
(= with certainty) [say, predict, promise] → en toute certitude
(in a self-assured manner) [speak, walk, behave] → avec assurance
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
confidently[ˈkɒnfɪd/əntlɪ] adv → con sicurezza
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