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An example use of uncertain in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… we still live in uncertain times and i …”
Uncertain means not certain or not clear.
the word uncertain occurs in english on average 20.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.
it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that uncertain can be often used in the following areas:
1) communication, information, and media;