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Definite / Definitive
Something which is clearly defined is "definite", and so is an intention which is not going to change. Where the word "definite" is used for what is exact and firm, "definitive" is used for what is not only decisive but also conclusive and final, perhaps a benchmark.
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His work is the biography of Heinrich Himmler.
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We don't have any plans for the long weekend.
Doctors have been unable to make a diagnosis
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Cambridge University Dictionary - definite
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Oxford University Dictionary - definitive
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