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He secured widespread support among the party’s senior members.
We are seeking their assistance in securing the release of the hostages.
The team secured their second victory of the season.
A police escort secured the route of the American president.
We have done our best to secure the embassy against terrorist attacks.
Screws secure the steel bars to the window frame.
a pile of letters secured with a piece of string
The loan is secured by a mortgage on our house.