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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 cer·tain·ty /ˈsɝtṇti/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cer·tain·ty n.; pl. Certainties
 1. The quality, state, or condition, of being certain.
    The certainty of punishment is the truest security against crimes.
 2. A fact or truth unquestionable established.
    Certainties are uninteresting and sating.   --Landor.
 3. Law Clearness; freedom from ambiguity; lucidity.
 Of a certainty, certainly.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the state of being certain; "his certainty reassured the
           others" [ant: doubt]
      2: something that is certain; "his victory is a certainty"
         [syn: sure thing, foregone conclusion] [ant: uncertainty]