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noun     assurance pronunciation in British English
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  1. 1
    [uncountable] a feeling or attitude of confidence

    She seems to lack assurance.

  2. 2
    [uncountable] a feeling or attitude of being certain that something is true

    He said it with complete assurance.

  3. 3
    [countable] a statement that something will happen or is true, made in order to remove any doubt about it

    Make sure you get some kind of written assurance.

  4. 4
    [uncountable] business British insurance, especially life insurance


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