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LampPro Tip 1/3
Settled argumentPlay
Use 'definitive' when an argument or discussion has been settled with clear evidence. SlideAfter years of debate, the study provided a definitive answer to the question.
LampPro Tip 2/3
No more changesPlay
When something is definitive, expect no further changes or editions; it's the final form. SlideThe definitive biography of the poet is now published.
LampPro Tip 3/3
Confidence and authorityPlay
'Definitive' often indicates a high level of confidence in the conclusion's authority. SlideHer answer was so definitive that everyone immediately agreed.