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reassurance
American English: /ˌriəˈʃʊrəns/
British English: /riːəˈʃʊərəns/

Translation of reassurance in Spanish:

noun

  • 1 1.1 uncountable (feeling) See examples: he drew reassurance from his wife's words
    lo que le dijo su mujer lo confortó or lo tranquilizó
    Example sentences
    • She has had trouble with her back and was tearful with relief after the comforting reassurance meted out by her principal and tutors.
    • My children gain comfort and reassurance from me in exactly that tableau.
    • To pre-empt that process by false praise or empty reassurance is not to further the growth of the individual but to cripple it.
    1.2 countable or uncountable (words, support) See examples: he gave us countless reassurances that there would be no danger
    nos tranquilizó asegurándonos repetidamente que no habría peligro
    his reassurances failed to lessen her anxiety
    sus palabras tranquilizadoras nos consiguieron disminuir su angustia
    she needs constant reassurance of your love
    necesita que constantemente le demuestres tu amor
    Example sentences
    • Unfortunately, I doubt whether such reassurances will silence the critics.
    • Notice that his reassurances about her doubts initially take the form of a warning about the dangers of narrative.
    • Despite constant reassurances to the director on the proposed sale, commercial negotiations have yet to be completed by the company.

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