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secure

adjective
 
 
/sɪˈkjʊər/
if someone's future, investment, or job is secure, they feel confident that it will continue and not fail or be lost: Although the high returns of recent years cannot continue indefinitely, many still see property as a secure investment. Executives reassured existing employees that their jobs are secure.
safe and protected from the risk of an attack or crime: The latest technology allows customers to make secure online transactions. a secure line/network/site a secure area/building
(Definition of secure adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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