Meaning of definiteness in English:


Pronunciation /ˈdɛf(ɪ)nɪtnɪs/

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‘Ravitch would hardly disagree with Sizer that there are many acceptable ways for schools and students to meet academic standards, once we know with some definiteness what they are.’
  • ‘He stated that he liked the structure they had, such as the definiteness in the policies, and knowing if he violated a rule he would be locked in his room.’
  • ‘A well-posed problem is a problem that can be stated with enough clarity and definiteness that it is guaranteed a solution.’
  • ‘For definiteness, we assume that in the course of unit time (usually one day), events occur in the following order.’
  • ‘For definiteness, we based our simulation study on a model appropriate for human populations.’