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insecure

adjective (NOT SAFE)    /ˌɪn.sɪˈkjʊər/ US  /-ˈkjʊr/
C2 (of objects or situations) not safe or not protected: The situation is still insecure, with many of the rebels roaming the streets. Nations which are not self-sufficient in energy will face an insecure future. We've gone through a few financially insecure years.Unsafe and insecure insecurely     /-li/ adverb The shelves were insecurely fastened and fell to the floor.Unsafe and insecure
(Definition of insecure adjective (NOT SAFE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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