Definitely

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Definition

definitely: absolutely, without a doubt, certainly, for sure
adverb
In some languages, "definitively" (conclusively, decisively) is a false friend

I will definitely have this report finished by 5 p.m. There's no doubt about it, I will finish it by 5 p.m. for sure.

Pronunciation examples
UK: It's definitely going to snow tonight.
US: Strawberries are definitely my favorite fruit.

Examples

  • "It's definitely worth bringing this up at the next board meeting."
  • "I think you should definitely wear the purple shirt with green stripes – it matches your ears."
  • "ChinaCorp will definitely be able to take care of the production requirements you mentioned."
  • "Edward : Definitely!"
  • "Jean-Pierre : We have definitely caught ourselves a British!"
  • "Horatio : Let me be clear: I am definitely willing to part with Miracle Juices."
  • "Yeah I think it's definitely a restaurant."
  • "Hannah : A cello then, it's definitely some kind of string instrument."
  • "The dog definitely voted for me."

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