Translation of "security" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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uk /sɪˈkjʊə.rə.ti/ us /səˈkjʊr.ə.t̬i/

security noun (PROTECTION)

B1 [ U ] protection of a person, building, organization, or country against threats such as crime or attacks by foreign countries

The station was closed for two hours because of a security alert. 由於有安全警報,車站關閉了兩小時。
30 demonstrators were killed in clashes with the security forces over the weekend. 週末,30名示威者在與維安部隊的衝突中喪生。
The tighter security measures/precautions include video cameras throughout the city centre. 加強安全保護措施包括在市中心安裝攝影機。
The students were deported because they posed a threat to national security. 這些學生因對國家安全構成威脅而被驅逐出境。
The banks must tighten security against fraud. 擬議中的國家身份證系統將有助於加強安全保障,以防詐騙行爲。
The most dangerous criminals are held in maximum-security prisons (= prisons that are as difficult as possible to escape from). 最爲危險的罪犯被關押在戒備最森嚴的監獄裡。

[ U, + sing/pl verb ] the group of people responsible for protecting a building

保全人員; 警衛
You'll need to notify security if you want to work late in the office. 如果想在辦公室裡工作到很晚,你需要通知警衛。

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security noun (CERTAINTY)

C1 [ U ] the fact that something is not likely to fail or be lost

If it's a choice between higher pay and job security, I'd prefer to keep my job. 如果在更高的薪資和安穩的工作兩者之間進行選擇,我寧願保住工作。
I'm on a temporary contract and have little financial security (= cannot be sure of having enough money to live on). 我簽的是臨時契約,沒甚麽經濟保障。

security noun (FINANCE)

[ U ] property or goods that you promise to give to someone if you cannot pay what you owe them

She used her shares in the company as security against a $23 million bank loan. 她向銀行所借的2300萬英鎊是以其公司股票作爲抵押的。
The hotel held onto our suitcases as security while we went to the bank to get money to pay the bill. 旅館留下我們的行李作爲抵押,我們則去銀行提錢來付賬。
securities [ plural ] specialized

investment in a company or in government debt that can be traded on the financial markets and produces an income for the investor


security noun (CONFIDENCE)

C2 [ U ] the feeling of being confident in one's family and relationships

Most children need the security of a stable family life. 大多數孩子需要安穩的家庭所帶來的安全感。

(Translation of “security” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)