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Definition of Definitive


  1. Determinate; positive; final; conclusive; unconditional; express.
  2. Limiting; determining; as, a definitive word.
  3. Determined; resolved.
  4. A word used to define or limit the extent of the signification of a common noun, such as the definite article, and some pronouns.

Definitive Quotations

The idea of suicide is of a very set narrative, as if killing yourself is a definitive statement. But it can be just as meaningless as throwing a stone in a river.
Denise Mina

I think the first time I really heard poetry was in the schoolyard. Just the little limericks that kids say when they're jumping rope and playing games. I think that's the first time I heard rhyming words - I don't know if I'd call that the definitive poetry, but that's when I heard rhyming words said and not necessarily sung.
Jill Scott

Only by strict specialization can the scientific worker become fully conscious, for once and perhaps never again in his lifetime, that he has achieved something that will endure. A really definitive and good accomplishment is today always a specialized act.
Max Weber

A film seeking to create change on a difficult issue should not try to provide a definitive historical overview, nor present an op-ed style argument.
Julia Bacha

When it comes to grunge or even just Seattle, I think there was one band that made the definitive music of the time. It wasn't us or Nirvana, but Mudhoney. Nirvana delivered it to the world, but Mudhoney were the band of that time and sound.
Eddie Vedder
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Definitive Translations

definitive in Dutch is onherroepelijk, definitief
definitive in Norwegian is endelig, definitiv
definitive in Spanish is definitivo
definitive in Swedish is slutgiltig
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