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Syllabification: as·sured
Pronunciation: /əˈSHo͝ord

Definition of assured in English:


1Confident: “Certainly not,” was her assured reply
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  • Longford were a much bigger and more mature team than Galway, and were much more assured and confident.
  • But thanks to Erika's show of full-hearted support, he now felt much more assured and confident about himself and in his abilities as a leader.
  • He gave his evidence in a very confident and assured way.
2 [attributive] Protected against discontinuance or change: an assured tenancy
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  • This has resulted in employees of companies believing that bonuses were an assured part of their total remuneration package.
  • Although we are now familiar with the notion that an assured shorthold tenancy gives the tenant a very limited security of tenure, that would not have been the case in 1988.
  • If the annual market rent is in excess of £25,000 no landlord could reasonably be expected to let the premises at less than the market rent when the only advantage of an assured tenancy would be to the tenant.
guaranteed, certain, sure, secure, reliable, dependable, sound;
infallible, unfailing
informal sure-fire



Pronunciation: /əˈSHo͝oridlē/
[sentence adverb]: if they lose their hold, they will assuredly drown
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  • The first answer is most assuredly correct, but I'm not so certain of the second.
  • Expensive gas would assuredly lead to lower demand, and burning less of it would definitely aid the environment.
  • Also, there are espresso machines and fridges full of soda, and, assuredly, one full of beer as well.

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