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English definition of “secure”

secure

adjective (PROTECTED)    /sɪˈkjʊər/ US  /-ˈkjʊr/
likely to continue and not fail or be lost : Her promotion has made her position in the company more secure. The museum has been promised £22 million by the government , so its future is relatively secure. ( especially of objects , situations , etc.) able to avoid being harmed by any risk , danger , or threat : Car manufacturers ought to produce vehicles that are more secure against theft . Endangered species need to be kept secure from poachers .Safe and secure
(Definition of secure adjective (PROTECTED) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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