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de·fin·i·tive

 (dĭ-fĭn′ĭ-tĭv)
adj.
1. Serving to define or identify as distinct from others: "The Enlightenment pushed this project further trying to make science and its hallmark method definitive of the rational life" (Peter Machamer).
2. Supplying or being a final settlement or decision; conclusive: "The fall of the city Constantine had founded marked the definitive end of the Christian Eastern Empire" (James Carroll). See Synonyms at decisive.
3. Authoritative and complete: a definitive biography. See Usage Note at definite.
4. Mass produced in indefinite quantities over an indefinite period of time. Used of postage stamps.
5. Biology Fully formed or developed, as an organ or structure.
n.
1. Grammar A word that defines or limits, such as the definite article or a demonstrative pronoun.
2. A definitive postage stamp.

de·fin′i·tive·ly adv.
de·fin′i·tive·ness n.
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Translations

definitively

[dɪˈfɪnɪtɪvlɪ] ADVde manera definitiva, definitivamente
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definitively

[dɪˈfɪnɪtɪvli] adv (= definitely) → de façon absolue
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definitively

advdefinitiv
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References in classic literature ?
The dissolution of allegiance to the British crown, the severance of the colonies from the British Empire, and their actual existence as independent States, were definitively established in fact, by war and peace.
And he proceeded to inform us that his departure from England was now definitively fixed for the ensuing year.
'With the greatest impatience I should fly to your house, but that I foresee it to be possible, under the circumstances, that you will not yet have quite definitively arranged the little proposition I have had the honour to submit to you.
Federal Science and Technology Minister Fawad Chaudhry, though, wishes to definitively solve this dispute by creating the 'first official' moon-sighting website with a lunar calendar for Islamic months fixed for the next five years based on scientific readings of the moon's movement.
The ruling concludes definitively that the US has continued to subsidize the company illegally despite previous rulings condemning this behavior.
The main reason is that its exact strength was not definitively known.
Perhaps the gravest threat facing the nation today is the twin perils of a dangerous, delusional "Left" and an impotent, incompetent "Right", unable to decisively and definitively discredit it.
THE penny appears to have dropped with the British Prime Minister definitively stating that there can be no hard border.
"Actually, when the Secretary was on route back from Israel." Talks are currently at a standstill, said Toner, and Washington has not yet seen Moscow "take the kind of actions that we're looking to see them take." US officials, however, "have not definitively closed that door," he stressed, expressing hope an agreement may be reached in "a matter of hours, in a matter of days." Toner went on to warn of "other options," many of which, he said, "are not very good." He did not elaborate any further.
What this has meant is, in a high proportion of cases, we are not in a position to say definitively whether or not searches have been carried out according to the rules.
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