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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “security”

security

noun (FINANCE)
金融
    /sɪˈkjʊə.rɪ.ti/ US  /-ˈkjʊr.ə.t̬i/
[U] property or goods that you promise to give to someone if you cannot pay them what you owe them
保证金;担保品
She used her shares in the company as security against a £23 million bank loan.
她向银行所借的2300万英镑是以其在公司的股票为抵押的。
The hotel held onto our baggage as security while we went to the bank to get money to pay the bill.
宾馆扣下我们的行李作为抵押,我们则去银行取钱来付账。
Borrowing, lending and debt
securities [plural] specialized investment in a company or in government debt which can be traded on the financial markets and which produces an income for the investor (= someone giving money hoping to get more back)
证券;债券
Financial investments and the stock market
(Definition of security noun (FINANCE) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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