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verb [transitive] reassure pronunciation in American English /ˌriəˈʃʊr/
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present tense
present participlereassuring
past tensereassured
past participlereassured
  1. to make someone feel less worried about something
    I’m afraid there’s not much I can say to reassure you.
    reassure someone about something: new efforts to reassure the public about the safety of air travel
    reassure someone (that): She checked the bolts to reassure herself that the door was locked.


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