一定 (yi ding): translation, meaning, pronunciation, examples

By | April 29, 2018

一定 (Chinese PinYin: [yī dìng]; traditional Chinese: 一定) may mean: (1) adv. certainly, e.g. 一定是他 (it will certainly be him); (2) adj. definite, e.g. 不一定 (not definite; not necessary); (3) adj. certain, e.g. 以一定的速度 (at a certain speed); (4) adj. fair, e.g. 达到一定水平 (reach a fairly high level); (5) adj. finite. Literally: 一 (one) + 定 (certain). It is one of the most common Chinese words that can be used in both formal and informal Mandarin Chinese.

1. How to pronounce 一定?

Chinese Pinyin: [yī dìng]

Pronunciation examples: Please click to play the below audio.

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2. Synonyms And Antonyms of 一定

Synonyms: 肯定, 必需, 必然, 确定, 注定, 必定

Antonyms: 倘若, 大概, 未必, 不必, 大致, 不定, 也许, 可能,

3. What are the fixed expression, collocation and idioms that contains 一定.

Fixed expression: 不一定 (not definite; uncertain),

Collocation: 一定是他 (it will certainly be him), 不一定 (not definite; not certain), 以一定的速度 (at a certain speed), 达到一定水平 (reach a fairly high level),

Idioms: N/A

Terminologies: N/A

4. How to use 一定 in a sentence?

Below are some example sentences and quotes containing 一定.

4.1 我一定得参加这个无聊的会议吗?

Translation: Do I have to attend this boring meeting?

4.2 这个订单一定要农历新年前完成, 否则就会产生巨额的违约金。

Translation: This order must be completed before the Chinese New Year, otherwise there will be a huge liquidated damage.

4.3 海水以一定的速度在流动。

Translation: The seawater flows at a certain speed.

4.4 光以一定的速度传播。

Translation: Light moves at a finite speed.

4.5 每个宅男都能被划分为一定的“萌”的级别。

Translation: Every male otaku can be classified on a certain moe scale.

4.6 价格歧视就是一家公司出于不一定与成本相关的原因以两种或多种不同价格向不同买家出售一种商品。

Translation: Price Discrimination occurs when a firm sells a good to different buyers at two or more different prices, for reasons not necessarily associated with cost.

4.7 这所有的一切迹象,这么丰富的东西,让他猜测这个洞一定被这群强调霸占了很多年,并且他们都非常成功。

Translation: The sight of all these riches made him suppose that this cave must have been occupied for ages by robbers, who had succeeded one another.

4.8 单身狗的情人节并不一定是糟糕透顶的哦!

Translation: Being single dogs on Valentine’s Day doesn’t have to suck.

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