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By then, the victory was assured. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We can assure you of guaranteed results. The Sun (2008)He appears to be assured of victory. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It is a pity that he is less assured in his citation of some important statistics. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)Her handling of metaphor is less assured. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But he is less assured in the last quarter of the book. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But a continuing crisis is more or less assured. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Thereafter victory was assured, though nearly a year of hard fighting lay ahead. The American Nation: A History of the United States to 1877 (1995)And when victory seemed assured, the game delivered one last surprise. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We had been confidently assured that the train was about to depart to Paddington. Times, Sunday Times (2009)When it comes to relationships, she is in less assured territory. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It seems fun for them - but a rewarding time for the viewer is less assured. Times, Sunday Times (2010)His footwork and length Judgment were less assured than usual. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Her future would be less assured at a City firm. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He could hardly be less assured in the job, now could he? Times, Sunday Times (2007)Just before the elections, with victory all but assured, they announce they are resigning. Christianity Today (2000)A future in a Tory Government seemed assured. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The guaranteed sum assured matched the mortgage, the bonuses were a bonus on top of that, and the premiums could be set against tax. Times, Sunday Times (2008)To be assured of victory in a likely election next summer, they need a poll lead closer to 20 points at this stage in the cycle. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Translations for 'assure'
British English: assure /əˈʃʊə/ VERB
If you assure someone that something is true or will happen, you tell them that it is the case, to make them less worried.
I can assure you that the animals are well cared for.
- American English: assure
- Arabic: يَطْمَئِنُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: assegurar
- Chinese: 确告
- Croatian: uvjeravati
- Czech: ujistit
- Danish: forsikre forvisse
- Dutch: verzekeren toezeggen
- European Spanish: asegurar afirmar
- Finnish: vakuuttaa taata
- French: assurer être sûr
- German: versichern garantieren
- Greek: διαβεβαιώνω
- Italian: assicurare
- Japanese: 確約する
- Korean: 보증하다
- Norwegian: forsikre
- Polish: zapewnić
- European Portuguese: assegurar
- Romanian: a asigura
- Russian: успокаивать
- Spanish: asegurar prometer
- Swedish: försäkra intyga
- Thai: ให้ความมั่นใจ
- Turkish: güvence vermek
- Ukrainian: запевняти
- Vietnamese: đảm bảo
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