Definition of 'definitely'
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Those great memories we shared definitely helped me handle the pressure. The Sun (2016)You can sense it in the city and you can most definitely feel it in the ground. The Sun (2016)Those songs will definitely make sense when you hear them all as one album. The Sun (2016)The restaurant is definitely trying to get you to go for this choice. The Sun (2016)This is something that definitely cannot happen from my side. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The buildings themselves are definitely going up. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There was definitely stress about money but I think they protected us from the worst of it. The Sun (2016)I've definitely heard of people eating and then making themselves sick. Times, Sunday Times (2016)What it is definitely not about any more is the skinny. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They were really inspiring people and that definitely helped me to finally win a gold medal. The Sun (2015)There are definitely people more susceptible to disease and so it could be a combination of things. The Sun (2016)He is definitely feeling better about himself than he has for a while. The Sun (2015)The internet definitely makes exile a lot easier. Times, Sunday Times (2014)We would definitely not get back on a horse we thought was in any way injured. Times, Sunday Times (2009)When we get music from a new young artist it is definitely something that gets us buzzing. The Sun (2014)We definitely want to trade but it will be with new conditions. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They are a good side and definitely going to be up there around the top four. The Sun (2009)She would definitely think less of me. Times, Sunday Times (2010)We shall definitely be talking about adopting biological passports. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The discipline of the military has definitely helped me. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There are definitely more people out of work and fewer jobs. The Sun (2010)We can definitely get out of trouble. The Sun (2012)There was definitely something in there about loving him. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Looks like the fur is definitely going to fly. The Sun (2008)There is definitely something romantic about them. The Sun (2012)Religion definitely helps me to form my opinions and make choices. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The negative people are definitely in the minority. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But it definitely makes you bolder. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We feel it's definitely worth the cost. Christianity Today (2000)I think this definitely gave me some protection. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He said: 'I am definitely stronger. The Sun (2009)Amber says: 'I would definitely wear this. The Sun (2007)
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Translations for 'definitely'
British English: definitely /ˈdɛfɪnɪtlɪ/ ADVERB
You use definitely to emphasize that something is the case and will not change.
I definitely agree with you.
- American English: definitely
- Arabic: بالتَّأْكِيد
- Brazilian Portuguese: definitivamente
- Chinese: 肯定地
- Croatian: definitivno
- Czech: rozhodně
- Danish: bestemt
- Dutch: absoluut stellig
- European Spanish: indudablemente
- Finnish: ehdottomasti
- French: assurément
- German: zweifellos
- Greek: οριστικά
- Italian: definitivamente
- Japanese: 明確に
- Korean: 명확히
- Norwegian: absolutt
- Polish: zdecydowanie
- European Portuguese: definitivamente
- Romanian: categoric
- Russian: определенно
- Spanish: indudablemente
- Swedish: definitivt
- Thai: อย่างแน่นอน
- Turkish: kesinlikle
- Ukrainian: напевно
- Vietnamese: dứt khoát
Definition of definitely from the Collins English Dictionary
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