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  • 1 Certain — Cer tain, a. [F. certain, fr. (assumed) LL. certanus, fr. L. certus determined, fixed, certain, orig. p. p. of cernere to perceive, decide, determine; akin to Gr. ? to decide, separate, and to E. concern, critic, crime, riddle a sieve, rinse, v.] …

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  • 2 Certain — Cer tain, n. 1. Certainty. [Obs.] Gower. [1913 Webster] 2. A certain number or quantity. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 3 Certain — Cer tain, adv. Certainly. [Obs.] Milton. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 4 CERTAIN — AINE. adj. Indubitable, vrai, sûr. En ce sens, il ne se dit que Des choses. Cela est certain. La nouvelle est certaine. Faire un rapport certain. J ai eu un avis certain, j ai reçu l avis certain que... Je sais cela de science certaine. Preuve… …

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  • 5 certain — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French, from Vulgar Latin *certanus, from Latin certus, from past participle of cernere to sift, discern, decide; akin to Greek krinein to separate, decide, judge, Old Irish criathar sieve Date:… …

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  • 6 certain — See: FOR SURE or FOR CERTAIN …

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  • 7 certain — See: FOR SURE or FOR CERTAIN …

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  • 8 Certain Affinity — Type Video game developer Industry Computer and video games Founded 2006 Headquarters Austin, Texas, USA Key people Max Hoberman (President) …

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  • 9 Certain People I Know — Single by Morrissey from the album Your Arsenal Released 7 December 1992 …

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  • 10 Certain Distant Suns — Origin Chicago, Illinois, USA Genres Alternative rock Years active 1988 – 1996 Labels CDM Giant R …

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  • 11 Certain Women — was an Australian television soap opera created by prominent Australian TV dramatist Tony Morphett and produced by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation between 1973 and 1976. The idea for series reportedly grew out of Morphett s frustration… …

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  • 12 Certain Kind of Fool — Single by Eagles from the album Desperado A side Outlaw Man Released August 6, 1973 Format …

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  • 13 CERTAIN, AINE — adj. Qui est indubitable. Cela est certain. La nouvelle est certaine. Faire un rapport certain. J’ai eu un avis certain, j’ai reçu l’avis certain que... Je sais cela de science certaine. Preuve certaine. Signe certain. C’est un profit certain. Sa …

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  • 14 For certain — Certain Cer tain, a. [F. certain, fr. (assumed) LL. certanus, fr. L. certus determined, fixed, certain, orig. p. p. of cernere to perceive, decide, determine; akin to Gr. ? to decide, separate, and to E. concern, critic, crime, riddle a sieve,… …

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  • 15 Of a certain — Certain Cer tain, a. [F. certain, fr. (assumed) LL. certanus, fr. L. certus determined, fixed, certain, orig. p. p. of cernere to perceive, decide, determine; akin to Gr. ? to decide, separate, and to E. concern, critic, crime, riddle a sieve,… …

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  • 16 Death Is Certain — Studio album by Royce da 5 9 Released February 24, 2004 (U.S.) Recorded …

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  • 17 Got to Be Certain — Infobox Single Name = Got to Be Certain Artist = Kylie Minogue from Album = Kylie B side = Released = Start date|1988|5|2 Format = CD single, 12 inch single, 7 inch single, Cassette single Recorded = Genre = Dance pop Length = 3:17 Label = PWL,… …

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  • 18 Hell for Certain, Kentucky — Hell for Certain is an unincorporated area in Leslie County, Kentucky, United States. The unincorporated town of Dryhill, (37.1546° North, 83.4157° West), is the proper name of Hell for Certain, located seven miles north of the small town of… …

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  • 19 A Certain Ratio — Infobox musical artist Name = A Certain Ratio Img capt = Img size = Background = group or band Origin = Manchester, England Genre = Post punk Alternative dance House music Years active = 1977 present Label = Factory/A M UK Associated acts = Also… …

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  • 20 Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons — Convention on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Certain Conventional Weapons which may be deemed to be Excessively Injurious or to have Indiscriminate Effects Drafted September 10–28, 1979 and Sep 15–Oct 10, 1980 Signed April 10, 1981… …

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