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assured

Pronunciation: /əˈʃʊrd; əˈʃʊəd; əˈʃɔːd/

Translation of assured in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 (certain) [income] seguro the play's success was assured la obra tenía el éxito asegurado
    Example sentences
    • 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.
    1.2 (confident) [person] seguro (de sí mismo) her assured manner su aplomo rest assured: you'll never be troubled by him again ten la seguridad de que or ten por seguro que no te volverá a molestar, pierde cuidado: no te volverá a molestar
    Example sentences
    • 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.

noun/nombre (plural assured)

  • (British English/inglés británico) the assured el asegurado, (plural) los asegurados,

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