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English definition of “reassurance”

reassurance

noun [C or U] uk   /ˌriː.əˈʃɔː.rəns/ us    /-ˈʃʊr.əns/
C2 words of advice and comfort intended to make someone feel less worried: I felt I couldn't cope with the situation and was in desperate need of some reassurance. Despite her father's reassurances, she was still frightened of the dark.
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