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English definition of “secure”

secure

verb [T] (GET)    /sɪˈkjʊər/ US  /-ˈkjʊr/ formal
to get something, sometimes with difficulty : He was disappointed by his failure to secure the top job with the bank . The change in the law will make it harder for the police to secure convictions .Getting, receiving and acceptingCapturing or taking possession of things
(Definition of secure verb (GET) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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