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noun [C] (PROMISE)    /əˈʃɔː.rəns/ US  /-ˈʃʊr.əns/
C1 a promise : [+ (that)] She gave me her assurance (that) she would sign the contract immediately . Despite the government's repeated assurances to the contrary , taxation has risen over the past decade .Making and breaking promises and commitments
(Definition of assurance noun (PROMISE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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