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noun American English pronunciation: reassurance /ˌriəˈʃʊrəns/ 
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singularreassurance
pluralreassurances
  1. 1
    [countable] an explanation or piece of advice that helps someone to feel less worried

    The Administration gave repeated reassurances that there was absolutely no danger to the public.

  2. 2
    [uncountable] the act of making someone feel less worried about something

    The child looked at her mother for reassurance.

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