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verb [transitive] assure pronunciation in British English /əˈʃɔː(r)/
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present tense
present participleassuring
past tenseassured
past participleassured
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  1. 1
    formal to tell someone that something will definitely happen or is definitely true, especially in order to remove doubt about it
    There’s not much more I can say to assure you.
    assure someone of something: She assured me of her support.
    assure someone (that): The president assured me that he would sign the bill as amended.
  2. 2
    to do everything that you can in order to make certain that something happens
    We all worked hard to assure the mayor’s re-election.



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