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Definitions of security:
  • noun:   measures taken as a precaution against theft or espionage or sabotage etc.
    Example: "Military security has been stepped up since the recent uprising"
  • noun:   a guarantee that an obligation will be met
  • noun:   freedom from anxiety or fear
    Example: "The watch dog gave her a feeling of security"
  • noun:   a department responsible for the security of the institution's property and workers
    Example: "The head of security was a former policeman"
  • noun:   defense against financial failure; financial independence
    Example: "His pension gave him security in his old age"
  • noun:   property that your creditor can claim in case you default on your obligation
    Example: "Bankers are reluctant to lend without good security"
  • noun:   a formal declaration that documents a fact of relevance to finance and investment; the holder has a right to receive interest or dividends
  • noun:   the state of being free from danger or injury
    Example: "We support the armed services in the name of national security"
  • noun:   an electrical device that sets off an alarm when someone tries to break in

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