a certain amount of

 adv. několiko · неколико

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  • certain — I [[t]sɜ͟ː(r)t(ə)n[/t]] BEING SURE ♦♦♦ 1) ADJ GRADED: v link ADJ, oft ADJ that/wh, ADJ of/about n If you are certain about something, you firmly believe it is true and have no doubt about it. If you are not certain about something, you do not… …   English dictionary

  • amount — I UK [əˈmaʊnt] / US noun [countable] Word forms amount : singular amount plural amounts *** Collocations: Amount and number are both used for talking about quantities, but each word is used in different ways. Number is used with plural nouns: a… …   English dictionary

  • amount — ▪ I. amount a‧mount 1 [əˈmaʊnt] noun [countable, uncountable] a quantity of something: • debts that vary in amount • Figures show a big rise in the amount of money in the economy. • You must pay the full amount in advance. • a cheque in… …   Financial and business terms

  • certain — cer|tain1 W1S1 [ˈsə:tn US ˈsə:r ] adj [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: Vulgar Latin certanus, from Latin certus decided, certain , from cernere to sift, decide ] 1.) [not before noun] confident and sure, without any doubts = ↑sure certain… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • amount — 01. You must pay the total [amount] of your tuition before classes start. 02. Kyle will never [amount] to much because he is too lazy and unmotivated. 03. I have written you a check in the [amount] of $200 for my long distance phone calls, and… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • certain — cer|tain1 [ sɜrtn ] adjective *** 1. ) never before noun having no doubts that something is true: SURE: I m not absolutely certain, but I think I m right. certain (that): You can be pretty certain she s not going to like it. certain who: We still …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • certain — 1 determiner, pronoun 1 a certain thing, person, place etc is a particular thing, person etc that you are not naming or describing exactly: You can get cheaper fares on certain days of the year. | There are certain things I just can t discuss… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • amount — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ considerable, copious amounts, enormous, huge, immense, incredible, large, massive, significant, substantial …   Collocations dictionary

  • amount*/*/*/ — [əˈmaʊnt] noun [C] I a quantity of something This amount (= quantity of money) should be paid within two weeks.[/ex] A computer can store vast amounts of information.[/ex] • no amount of sth used for saying that something will never be enough to… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • amount — a|mount1 [ ə maunt ] noun count *** a quantity of money: This amount should be paid within two weeks. a. a quantity of something: You only need a small amount. amount of: A computer can store a vast amount of information. A certain amount of… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • amount — The whole effect, substance, quantity, import, result, or significance. The sum of principal and interest. See also sum certain @ amount covered In insurance, the amount that is insured, and for which underwriters are liable for loss under a… …   Black's law dictionary

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