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English definition of “guarantee”


verb [T] (MAKE CERTAIN)    /ˌɡær.ənˈtiː/
If something guarantees something else , it makes certain that it will happen : [+ (that)] The £50 deposit guarantees (that) people return the boats after their hour has finished .CertaintyConfidence and self-assurance If something is guaranteed to happen or have a particular result , it is certain that it will happen or have that result : [+ to infinitive] Just looking at a picture of the sea is guaranteed to make me feel sick .CertaintyConfidence and self-assurance
(Definition of guarantee verb (MAKE CERTAIN) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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