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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcertcert /sɜːt $ sɜːrt/ noun   be a (dead) cert
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certOne candidate, the outgoing Taoiseach and the then leader of Fine Gael, was a cert.Of course Carvill's Hill started off a dead cert, yet he limped home badly beaten.It could also provide a dead cert for some future Gold Cup.I knew my sons had been saying that of course Mum would cry - it was a dead cert!No, this was a dead cert.This combination of cert hit movie and attached hit record proved too much for Hollywood to ignore.And I figured that it would be more than a racing cert that it was situated in another alleyway.
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cert.cert.1 SEthe written abbreviation of certificate2 the written abbreviation of certified
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