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English definition of “reassuring”


adjective uk   /ˌriː.əˈʃɔː.rɪŋ/ us    /-ˈʃʊr.ɪŋ/
C1 making you feel less worried: He smiled at me in a reassuring way.Reassuring
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
"Don't worry," he said reassuringly. "Everything will be all right."Reassuring
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