certain

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  • There are rules on how to use the flag for certain events.
  • They have certain natural rights to property, to liberty, and to life.
  • One might expect a solution to follow from such certain language but none does.
  • Growth of religious orders, especially for women, is marked in certain parts of Africa.
  • The limit is four years, but could be less under certain circumstances.
  • In certain cultures, death is more of a process than a single event.
  • Moral action always has an effect on certain people or things, the consequences.
  • Dispute resolution can also take place on-line or by using technology in certain cases.
  • However, the way that only certain activities are classified today as art is a social construction.
  • For example, people born in certain places may have higher wages and higher levels of education.
  • Since that time, the main crossing is only allowed to operate on certain hours of the day.
  • Certain problems arise with the idea of a particular person continuing after death.
  • Different intelligence services value certain intelligence collection techniques over others.
  • The idea is that changes made at a certain level do not affect the view at a higher level.
  • Her personality and conduct did however receive a certain amount of criticism.
  • The term black was used throughout but not frequently since it carried a certain stigma.
  • Thus, the Group may be divided on certain issues.
  • It has been suggested that there may be certain kinds of sleep which are possible even when in flight.
  • Skepticism is related to the question of whether a certain knowledge is possible.
  • The liver can process only a certain amount of alcohol per unit time.
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Meaning of certain

  • adjective Having or feeling no doubt or uncertainty; confident and assured
    felt certain of success, was sure (or certain) she had seen it, was very sure in his beliefs, sure of her friends
  • adjective Established beyond doubt or question; definitely known
    what is certain is that every effect must have a cause, it is certain that they were on the bus, his fate is certain, the date for the invasion is certain
  • adjective Certain to occur; destined or inevitable
    he was certain to fail, his fate is certain, In this life nothing is certain but death and taxes"- Benjamin Franklin, he faced certain death, sudden but sure regret, he is sure to win