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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
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