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adverb     sure pronunciation in British English
/ʃɔː(r)/    sure pronunciation in British English
Word Forms
  1. 1
    spoken used for saying yes or for agreeing to something

    ‘Can I borrow your green jumper?’ ‘Sure, no problem.’

    1. a.
      mainly American used as a reply when someone thanks you

      ‘I really appreciate all your help.’ ‘Sure, anytime.’

  2. 2
    informal used before a statement for admitting that something is true, especially when you then say something that is opposite

    Sure, it’s a good deal. I just don’t think I can afford it.

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snap election

a general election … that is called earlier than expected

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