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adverb sure pronunciation in British English /ʃɔː(r)/sure pronunciation in British English /ʃʊə(r)/
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  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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