翻译
  • 简明词典(词霸)
  • 柯林斯词典
  • 牛津词典
  • certain

    高中/CET4/CET6

    • [ˈsɜːtn]
    • [ˈsɜːrtn]

    释义

    • 常用
    • 高考讲解
    • adj.
      肯定的; 无疑的; 轻微的; 某个,某些,某位
    • pron.
      某些(不提及人或事物的名称时用)
  • 词态变化

    • 比较级: more certain;
    • 最高级: most certain;
  • 实用场景例句

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    • 必然的
    • 某些

    The witnesses were each perfectly certain of what they said.

    证人们个个对自己所说的话十分肯定.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    An imbalance in certain chemicals leads to disturbances in the brain's function.

    某些化学成分失衡会道致大脑功能的紊乱.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    We rented the house on the stipulation that certain rooms should be painted.

    我们租这座房子时就约定好某几个房间必须油漆.

    ——《现代英汉综合大词典》

    The people of the afflicted areas are certain to need our help.

    灾区人民一定需要我们的帮助.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    She arrogated to herself a certain importance.

    她妄自尊大.

    ——《现代英汉综合大词典》

    A certain number of years ago, this place was still a little fishing village.

    若干年前, 这里还是一个小渔村.

    ——《现代汉英综合大词典》

    It'seemed certain that this would win the prize.

    这一块会得奖,这似乎是肯定的了.

    ——《用法词典》

    We are certain to win the game.

    我们一定能打胜这场比赛.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    I can tell you for certain that I am always honest.

    我可以肯定地告诉你,我一向是老实的.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    You are pretty certain to be seen by someone who knows you.

    你一定被认识你的人见到过.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    It's not at all certain whether I'll come tomorrow.

    我明天还不定来不来呢.

    ——《现代汉英综合大词典》

    It all depends. I have certain doubts about it.

    这很难说, 得看情况.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    The command went forth that all men of a certain age should be killed.

    命令发出了,所有到一定年龄的男人都得杀死.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    We cannot very well avoid mentioning certain historical facts.

    我们不能不提到某些历史事实.

    ——《现代汉英综合大词典》

    There are a lot of preliminaries to be gone through before you can visit certain foreigners.

    在访问某些外国人之前要做好许多准备工作.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    Certain questions have yet to be clarified.

    有些问题还需要弄清楚.

    ——《现代汉英综合大词典》

    This letter made me certain of his innocence.

    这封信使我相信他是无罪的.

    ——《现代英汉综合大词典》

    A certain ruler in the Middle Ages was famous for poisoning her guests with chemicals put into their drinks.

    中世纪时,某女王以往客人饮料里放化学药品来毒死客人而闻名.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    It is certain that two and two makes four.

    二加二等于四是确定无疑的.

    ——《现代英汉综合大词典》

    It is good practice to write to a certain length.

    按照一定的长度进行写作是一种好的练习.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    The thief is certain to be caught in time.

    小偷迟早会被抓到的.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    He was too certain of her love to be deceived by such talk.

    他确信她的爱,因而不会被这种谣言所欺骗.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    When the doctor answered the phone, Mr gilbert said he was inquiring about a certain patient, a Mr gilbert.

    当医生接电话时, 吉尔伯特先生说,他是在打听一位叫吉尔伯特先生的病人.

    ——《用法词典》

    These animals thrive on the leaves of certain trees.

    这些动物靠吃某些树的叶子长壮.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    Certain chemicals are easily absorbed into the bloodstream, while others are not.

    某些化学药品很容易溶于血液, 有些则不行.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    Many animals breed only at certain times of the year.

    很多动物只在一年的某个时候交配繁殖。

    ——《牛津高阶英汉双解词典》

    The symptoms may be exacerbated by certain drugs.

    这些症状可能会因为某些药物而加重。

    ——《牛津高阶英汉双解词典》

    A period of depression can be a perfectly natural response to certain aspects of life.

    某段时间感到抑郁可能是对生活某些方面很正常的反应。

    ——柯林斯例句

    There are certain things he does that drive me mad.

    他的某些举动让我很生气。

    ——柯林斯例句

    If the government does not yield, it should face sufficient military force to ensure its certain and swift defeat.

    如果政府不让步,它就会面临重兵围困,必将迅速落败。

    ——柯林斯例句

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  • 真题例句

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    Donohue, now a history teacher, agrees that it helped during certain parts of her education: I can definitely remember what I learned on certain days at school.

    出自-2017年6月阅读原文

    Consumers are loyal to certain brands.

    出自-2017年6月阅读原文

    The study, which followed more than 2,000 healthy adults between the ages of 18 and 60, found that certain mental functions—including measures of abstract reasoning, mental speed and puzzle-solving—started to dull as early as age 27.

    出自-2016年6月阅读原文

    In general, Salthouse and his colleagues found, certain aspects of cognition ( ' , 认知能力) generally started to decline in the late 20s to 30s.

    出自-2016年6月阅读原文

    Declining mental function is often seen as a problem of old age, but certain aspects of brain function actually begin their decline in young adulthood, a new study suggests.

    出自-2016年6月阅读原文

    The helpless ones believe intelligence is a fixed characteristic: you have only a certain amount, and that's that.

    出自-2016年12月阅读原文

    It's commonly known that certain diseases are linked with occupations like lung disease in coal miners.

    出自-2016年12月阅读原文

    It might mean monitoring employee productivity on a digital leaderboard and offering prizes to the winners, or giving employees digital badges or stars for completing certain activities.

    出自-2016年12月阅读原文

    Early kites were built for certain uses.

    出自-2015年12月听力原文

    Any research that suggests that abilities to perform certain behaviors are based in biology is controversial.

    出自-2010年12月阅读原文

    Only certain parts of the eye can be replaced.

    出自-2011年6月听力原文

    A drop in oxygen pressure can cause headaches in certain individuals.

    2019年12月四级真题(第三套)阅读 Section A

    Also, certain types of bacteria are extremely harmful, and it takes only a small number to make you sick.

    2018年12月四级真题(第三套)阅读 Section B

    Back in June, the Federal Communications Commission fined AT&T $100 million over accusations that the carrier secretly reduced wireless speeds after customers consumed a certain amount of data.

    2017年6月四级真题(第二套)阅读 Section A

    California has been facing a drought for many years now, with certain areas even having to pump freshwater hundreds of miles to their distribution system.

    2018年12月四级真题(第一套)阅读 Section C

    Donohue, now a history teacher, agrees that it helped during certain parts of her education: "I can definitely remember what I learned on certain days at school."

    2017年6月四级真题(第一套)阅读 Section B

    In the second experiment meant to pit the mice's hunger against their fear, hungry mice were placed in a cage that had certain "fox-scented" areas and other places that smelled safer but also had food.

    2018年6月四级真题(第二套)听力 Section C

    It has been found that not eating breakfast is related to the incidence of certain diseases in some countries.

    2019年12月四级真题(第三套)阅读 Section B

    Or like speeding, it's very easy to put speed cameras in certain places.

    2016年6月四级真题(第二套)听力 Section B

    Public health groups applauded the approved tax as a step toward fixing certain lasting health issues that plague Americans.

    2019年12月四级真题(第一套)阅读 Section C

    Student teachers are motivated to help Betty master certain materials.

    2018年6月四级真题(第三套)阅读 Section C

    The medical community also takes aging for granted, and can do nothing about it except keep people within a certain health range.

    2017年12月四级真题(第二套)阅读 Section C

    These games will get you used to thinking in a certain way.

    2019年12月四级真题(第二套)听力 Section C

    This is only at certain times and on condition that they are processed at factories based near Japanese ports.

    2018年12月四级真题(第一套)听力 Section A

    They have changed the previous migration habits of certain birds.

    出自-2017年6月阅读原文

    The challenge is if certain types of people are doing something, it's difficult for other people to break into it, said Po-Shen Loh, the head coach of last year's winning U.S.Math Olympiad team.

    出自-2017年6月阅读原文

    The belief that research data is private intellectual propertyThe concern that certain agencies may make a profit out of it.

    出自-2017年6月阅读原文

    In fact, they are prescribed and they’regiven at a certain level, a dosage that is understood by a practitioner who’s been trained.

    出自-2016年6月听力原文

    Without sustained external pressure it seems certain Mr.

    出自-2016年12月阅读原文

    They had certain ingredients missing.

    出自-2016年12月阅读原文

    Racial terms are still useful in certain fields of study.

    出自-2016年12月阅读原文

    There are certain products andservices that are very suitable for selling online, and others that simply don’t work.

    出自-2015年12月听力原文

    But economists who study the relationship between money and happiness have consistently found that, above a certain income, the two do not reliably correlate.

    出自-2013年12月阅读原文

    Certain conclusions are nonetheless clear

    出自-2013年12月阅读原文

    First, we decide whether we are superior or inferior to others on certain dimensions, such as attractiveness, intelligence, popularity, etc.

    出自-2012年12月阅读原文

    At certain stages of life, especially adolescence, the pressure to be seen as similar to peers is immense

    出自-2012年12月阅读原文

    On occasions it is the fear that certain disclosures may be unacceptable to family or friends that motivates an individual to seek professional help.

    出自-2012年12月阅读原文

    It is by no means certain that the settlement will be enacted (执行) – it is the subject of afairness hearing in the US courts.

    出自-2011年12月阅读原文

    But what is certain is that, in some way or other, Google's entrance into digital book selling will have a significant impact on the book world in the years to come

    出自-2011年12月阅读原文

    That conclusion was reinforced by another finding: that their opposition appeared to soften when that fiscal burden decreased, as occurred with welfare reform in the 1990s, which curbed immigrants' access to certain benefits.

    出自-2011年6月阅读原文

    It takes a certain type of person who will bang his head against the wall because you believe you'll find the solution.

    出自-2010年12月阅读原文

    This might seem like the ultimate defeat for racism, but ignoring the race of certain select individuals—a phenomenon that psychologists call subtyping—also has an insidious (隐伏的) side.

    出自-2010年6月阅读原文

    Mandelbrot, who did the experiment with stock exchanges prices, for example, noted that although the outcomes were variable, there were in fact certain constancy

    出自-2013年6月听力原文

    There are certain underlying similarities

    出自-2013年6月听力原文

    Explain certain natural phenomena.

    出自-2013年6月听力原文

    It enhances immunity to certain diseases

    出自-2013年6月听力原文

    Workers have the legal rights to refuse certain unsafe work assignments under two federal laws: the Occupational Safety and Health Act and the National Labor Relations Act.

    出自-2012年12月听力原文

    And grass-fed dairy and meat have been shown to be higher in certain nutrients and healthy fats.

    2019年12月六级真题(第三套)阅读 Section B

    But even without gadgets that understand our spoken commands, research suggests that, as bizarre as it sounds, under certain circumstances, people regularly ascribe human traits to everyday objects.

    2019年12月六级真题(第三套)阅读 Section A

    But there are certain situations that do warrant extra protein.

    2019年12月六级真题(第二套)阅读 Section B

    Flight attendants, firefighters, and police officers have to be over a certain height, and be physically fit.

    2017年12月六级真题(第一套)听力 Section C

    When a tree first starts growing in a certain area, it's likely that the 27 climatic envelope—the temperature, humidity, rainfall patterns and so on—suits it.

    2016年12月六级真题(第一套)阅读 Section A

    However, there are certain advantages of public universities, such as the fees being free.

    2016年6月六级真题(第二套)听力 Section A

    I'm certain of it, absolutely, especially if it's difficult for a competitor to copy.

    2016年6月六级真题(第一套)听力 Section A

    In fact, they are prescribed and they're given at a certain level, a dosage that is understood by a practitioner who's been trained.

    2016年6月六级真题(第二套)听力 Section B

    It is certain that the Census procedures, which lump the online sales of major traditional retailers like Walmart with "'non-store retailers" like food trucks, can mask major changes in individual retail categories.

    2019年6月六级真题(第一套)阅读 Section B

    Joseph has learned that a farmer has to have a certain mindset to successfully convert.

    2019年12月六级真题(第三套)阅读 Section B

    So it was pretty certain that the enemy would not be able to understand the code talkers.

    2018年6月六级真题(第二套)听力 Section B

    The developing brain, the report says, is particularly vulnerable to the toxic effects of certain chemicals these products may contain, and the damage they cause can be permanent.

    2015年12月六级真题(第一套)阅读 Section A

    There are certain products and services that are very suitable for selling online, and others that simply don't work.

    2015年12月六级真题(第一套)听力 Section C

    When they detect an extended dry period, they divert their metabolisms, producing sugars and certain stress- associated proteins and other materials in their tissues.

    2018年6月六级真题(第一套)阅读 Section B

    without sustained external pressure it seems certain Mr. Cameron would still be hooked on the interests of big tobacco companies

    2016年12月六级真题(第三套)阅读 Section C

    Beyond a certain point, though, further stress will only lead to exhaustion, illness and finally a breakdown.

    2016年高考英语上海卷 语法填空 B 原文

    But one thing is certain, all people encounter mountains in their life.

    2018年高考英语天津卷 阅读理解 阅读表达 原文

    Chimps will cooperate in certain ways, like gathering in war parties to protect their territory.

    2016年高考英语江苏卷 阅读理解 阅读B 原文

    Dig a hole of a certain size.

    2017年高考英语全国卷1 阅读理解 阅读D 选项

    Explain why the number of certain species has declined.

    2015年高考英语浙江卷 阅读理解 阅读C 选项

    For some reason, when certain shows switched into a commercial, a loud noise would sound for a few seconds.

    2015年高考英语全国卷2 阅读理解 阅读A 原文

    Govemments could order the sharing of certain kinds of data, with users' consent.

    2017年高考英语江苏卷 阅读理解 阅读C 原文

    If certain kinds begin to disappear from the ocean, Dutkiewicz said, it will change the type of fish that will be able to survive.

    2019年高考英语北京卷 阅读理解 阅读D 原文

    If you are a teenager living in certain parts of the province, you could be eligible for this program.

    2019年高考英语全国卷I 阅读理解 阅读A 原文

    Medical research often makes use of the forests' plant and animal life, and the destruction of such species could prevent researchers from finding cures for certain diseases.

    2015年高考英语陕西卷 阅读理解 阅读B 原文

    One thing is certain: the truth about love is not yet set in stone.

    2015年高考英语上海卷 完形填空 原文

    One thing is for certain—Larry went above and beyond the call of duty by getting so close to the burning vehicle! His efforts most likely saved the woman's life.

    2016年高考英语全国卷1 完形填空 原文

    The change in how coffee is grown from shade-grown production to full-sun production endangers the very existence of, certain animals and birds, and even disturbs the world's ecological balance.

    2015年高考英语陕西卷 阅读理解 阅读B 原文

    They are affected by certain body chemicals.

    2017年高考英语浙江卷(6月) 阅读理解 阅读B 选项

    To ensure the safe operation of the smoke detector, one should make certain the red light is working.

    2018年高考英语天津卷 阅读理解 阅读A 题设

    Trying to help injured, displaced or sick creatures can be heartbreaking; survival is never certain.

    2017年高考英语全国卷1 阅读理解 阅读B 原文

    Up to a certain point, the more stress you are under, the better your performance will be.

    2016年高考英语上海卷 语法填空 B 原文

    Even today, in our industrial life, apart from certain values of industriousness and thrift, the intellectual and emotional reaction of the forms of human association under which the world's work is carried on receives little attention as compared with physical output.

    出自-2009年考研翻译原文

    Anecdotal evidence of this kind fits nicely with the idea that only certain special people can drive trends.

    出自-2010年考研阅读原文

    Far less certain, however, is how successfully experts and bureaucrats can select our peer groups and steer their activities in virtuous directions.

    出自-2012年考研阅读原文

    They often include a certain amount of digging to test for buried materials at selected points across a landscape.

    出自-2014年考研阅读原文

    Factors such as the place and period in which we are reading, our gender ethnicity, age and social class will encourage us towards certain interpretation but at the same time obscure or even close off others.

    出自-2015年考研阅读原文

    And I felt like that again, to a certain degree, when people responded to the blog so well.

    2013年考研真题(英语二)阅读理解 Section Ⅱ

    Certain jobs have gone away for good, outmoded by machines.

    2014年考研真题(英语二)阅读理解 Section Ⅱ

    Far less certain, however, is how successfully experts and bureaucrats can select our peer groups and steer their activities in virtuous directions.

    2012年考研真题(英语一)阅读理解 Section Ⅱ

    Restrictions that keep highly polluting cars out of certain areas - city centers, school streets", even individual roads - are a response to the absence of a larger effort to properly enforce existing regulations and require auto companies to bring their

    2020年考研真题(英语二)阅读理解 Section Ⅱ

    The decisions made it more difficult for states to collect sales tax on certain online purchases.

    2020年考研真题(英语一)翻译 Section Ⅲ

    The Europe Union is now considering legislation to compel corporate boards to maintain a certain proportion of women—up to 60 per cent.

    2013年考研真题(英语二)阅读理解 Section Ⅱ

    The theory also seems to explain the sudden and unexpected popularity of certain looks, brands, or neighborhoods.

    2010年考研真题(英语一)阅读理解 Section Ⅱ

    Through experiments and observation, social scientists like Dr. Berning have learned that there is power in tying certain behaviors to habitual cues through ruthless advertising.

    2010年考研真题(英语二)阅读理解 Section Ⅱ

    To a certain extent, our ability to excel in making the connections that drive intelligence is inherited.

    2014年考研真题(英语一)完形填空 Section Ⅰ

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  • 英英释义

    Adjective

    • 1. definite but not specified or identified;

      "set aside a certain sum each week"

      "to a certain degree"

      "certain breeds do not make good pets"

      "certain members have not paid their dues"

      "a certain popular teacher"

      "a certain Mrs. Jones"

    • 2. having or feeling no doubt or uncertainty; confident and assured;

      "felt certain of success"

      "was sure (or certain) she had seen it"

      "was very sure in his beliefs"

      "sure of her friends"

    • 3. established beyond doubt or question; definitely known;

      "what is certain is that every effect must have a cause"

      "it is certain that they were on the bus"

      "his fate is certain"

      "the date for the invasion is certain"

    • 4. certain to occur; destined or inevitable;

      "he was certain to fail"

      "his fate is certain"

      "In this life nothing is certain but death and taxes"- Benjamin Franklin

      "he faced certain death"

      "sudden but sure regret"

      "he is sure to win"

    • 5. established irrevocably;

      "his fate is sealed"

    • 6. capable of being depended on;

      "a quick and certain remedy"

      "a sure way to distinguish the two"

      "wood dust is a sure sign of termites"

    • 7. exercising or taking care great enough to bring assurance;

      "be certain to disconnect the iron when you are through"

      "be sure to lock the doors"

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  • 词根词缀

    词根: cert

    =sure/separate,表示"搞清,区别"

    • adj.

      certain 肯定的

      cert搞清,区别+ain表示形容词→搞清楚的→肯定的

    • n.

      certainty 必然,肯定;必然的事

      certain[adj.肯定的]+ty表名词→n.必然,肯定;必然的事

      certificate 证明书;执照

      certify[v.证明;保证]+icate→证明的东西

      certitude 确信;确实

      cert搞清,区别+itude状态→确定状态

      concert 音乐会, 一致

      con共同+cert搞清,区别→一致,和谐→音乐会

    • v.

      ascertain 确定,发现

      as一再+certain[adj.肯定的]→一再搞清

      certify 证明;保证

      cert搞清,区别+ify表动词→搞清楚→证明

  • 词组搭配

    make certain

    [with clause]take action to ensure that something happens or is the case

    (采取行动)确保(某事发生);查实(某事),查明(某事属实)

    for certain

    Without doubt; definitely.

    毫无疑问地;肯定地

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  • 同义词辨析

    sure, certain, definite, positive

    这些形容词均含"无疑的,确信的"之意。

    • sure: 侧重主观上对某事确信无疑。
    • certain与sure同义,但语气比sure强,着重指有确切理由或不容置疑的证据所支持的确信。
    • definite: 指已毫无怀疑的余地。
    • positive: 语气强烈,指对自己的看法或作的结论的正确性有不可动摇的信念。
  • 同义词

    adj.某;某种程度的

    particularspecialsome

    adj.确凿的;确信的

    positivesuredefinite

    其他释义

    decidedsomedecisiveconclusivedestinedparticularconfirmedspecialunquestionableinsistentpositivefactualdefiniteespecialrealconfidentunavoidableinevitablefatedtruedemonstrablesure

  • 反义词

    adj.无疑的;可靠的

    uncertaindoubtful

    其他释义

    doubtfuluncertain

  • 行业词典

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  • 常用俚语

    • certain party
      (总与a连用)某人(即我不希望提及其名,而你却可猜着此人是谁)

      I spoke to a certain party about the matter you mentioned.

      关于你所提及的事,我已对某人说过了。

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