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security

noun [U] (FIXED)    /sɪˈkjʊə.rɪ.ti/ US  /-ˈkjʊr.ə.t̬i/
C1 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. I'm on a temporary contract and have little financial security (= little certainty of having enough money to live on).Safe and secure
(Definition of security noun (FIXED) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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