from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The quality of being definite or exact; precision.

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  • n. definiteness

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Definiteness.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Definiteness; exactitude; precision.


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  • I say this as one who works as a columnist for The Wanderer, the oldest and most venerable national Catholic weekly in America … the first and to a startling degree the onlyCatholic newspaper to sustainedly spotlight these abuses with definitude … investigators who belong to an organization called SNAP [Survivors Network of Those Abused by Priests] … whom I interviewed repeatedly … have personal axes to grind against the Church beyond the immediate charges they make.

    Tom Roeser


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