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assurance

Pronunciation: /əˈʃʊrəns; əˈʃʊərəns; əˈʃɔːrəns/

Translation of assurance in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 countable/numerable (guarantee) she gave me her assurance that it would be finished on time me aseguró or me garantizó que se terminaría a tiempo you have our assurance on that se lo aseguramos or se lo garantizamos, de eso puede estar usted tranquilo
    Example sentences
    • Safety assurances cannot be guaranteed because there is always a first time for incidents to happen.
    • Oral guarantees or assurances are worthless should a dispute arise in the future.
    • Some analysts and Western diplomats, however, are skeptical of their assurances.
  • 2 uncountable/no numerable 2.1 (self-confidence) seguridad (feminine) en sí mismo 2.2 (certainty) convicción (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • He belonged to a unique generation of Irish people whose strength and assurance lay in their ability to think for themselves.
    • He was in determined mood and quickly established dominance of his area, however, despatching Salford shots with a confidence and assurance which belied his inexperience.
    • He has also got organisational capabilities, he is a winner and he oozes confidence and assurance.
    Example sentences
    • And it's a wonderful thing to have that kind of peace and assurance and joy and certainty.
    • I sometimes look with envy on those whose faith brings comfort and assurance.
    • On the one hand, I wish I had this woman's faith, her assurance about good and evil, about the way things will turn out.
  • 3 uncountable/no numerable (insurance) (British English/inglés británico) seguro (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • Following a slow start to the year, recruitment levels in the insurance, assurance and reinsurance industries have picked up significantly this month.
    • Most lenders require mortgage holders to take out term assurance policies - a simple form of life insurance which pays off the mortgage debt if the holder dies.
    • Anyone who is self-employed or not a member of a company pension scheme can buy life assurance protection via a personal pension assurance policy.

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