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adjective secure pronunciation in American English /sɪˈkjʊr/
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  1. 1
    safe from attack, harm, or damage

    Make your home more secure with our burglar alarm system.

    secure from:

    The computer system is secure from intruders.

    secure against:

    No store can be completely secure against theft.

  2. 2
    feeling confident and safe

    The important thing is that children feel secure about being loved.

    1. a.
      in a situation where you do not need to worry
      financially secure:

      Everyone wants to be financially secure in retirement.

  3. 3
    fastened firmly, in a safe way

    Make sure the pictures are secure.

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 secure pronunciation in American English adverb

Please make sure that your seat belt is securely fastened.

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