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definite

adjective absolute, accurate, actual, allowed, ascertained, assured, attested, authoritative, axiomatic, beeond all dispute, beyond all question, bound, bounded with precision, categorical, certain, certified, certus, clear, conclusive, confident, constitutus, convinced, correct, decided, decisive, definitus, demonstrable, determinate, distinct, doubtless, ensured, established, evident, evidential, exact, existing, express, firm, fixed, fully conninced, granted, guaranteed, having fixed limits, immutable, inappealable, incommutable, incontestable, indisputable, indubious, indubitable, inescapable, inevasible, inevitable, inexorable, inflexible, insured, invariable, inviolate, irrefragable, irrefutable, irresistible, irreversible, irrevocable, persuaded, positive, precisely bounded, quantified, questionless, real, reliable, resolute, satisfied, secure, settled, stated, strictly defined, tested, true, unchanging, unconfuted, uncontested, undisputed, undoubting, unequivocal, unerring, unfaltering, unhesitating, unimpeachable, univocal, unmistakable, unqualified, unquestioned, unrefuted, unsuspecting, unsuspicious, unwavering, veritable, well-defined, well-marked
Associated concepts: definite and certain, definite class, deffnite description, definite failure of issue, definite interest, definite location, definite period, definite quantity, definite sentence, definite term
See also: absolute, actual, apparent, axiomatic, categorical, certain, clear, cogent, cognizable, coherent, conclusive, concrete, conspicuous, corporeal, decisive, definitive, demonstrable, determinative, distinct, dogmatic, explicit, express, factual, fixed, inappealable, incontestable, incontrovertible, individual, indubious, inevitable, irrevocable, limited, official, overt, palpable, particular, perceptible, peremptory, positive, precise, reliable, resounding, separate, several, specific, tangible, unalienable, unalterable, unambiguous, unequivocal
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Following, a methodological section lays out the criteria upon which definite noun phrases are identified.
In this work, we introduce the analogue of positive definite function in Dunkl setting.
In paper [8] Kostic and Sikalo gave improvement of the method of Niendorf and Voss [10] for detecting whether a quadratic pencil Q([lambda]) is definite.
NP-level generics are marked with a definite article for singular nouns, as in example (5), and at sentence-level, by an indefinite article for singular nouns as in example (6).
The study also showed that 31% of individuals with definite migraine had a high level of disability, compared with 13% of those with probable migraine and 4% of those without migraine.
According to the general thematic structure of a sentence, the theme creates an environment typically for definite expressions, while the rheme creates a domain of indefiniteness.
Terescenko also explains that in another Northern Samoyedic language--Nganasan--in a number of cases the 2Px is used in the function of a peculiar, definite article, e.
Full mythological parodies have survived where the pathetic language and the high figures (Gods and Godesses) of mythological dramas become subjects of satire: this proves a definite change in values.
As well as all the usual UNIX-style utilities and the X-Windows interface, which now has support for more video cards than ever, Definite Linux comes with a CD of extra software, ranging from database management systems to network-enabled fax servers.
The schema is guaranteed to hold only for those [phi] that have definite truth value, and [lambda] does not.
He went on to make a similar case for a number of other compounds and maintained that there was a general law of definite proportions, often called Proust's law.