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American English: /ˌriəˈʃʊr/
British English: /riːəˈʃɔː/
, /riːəˈʃʊə/

Translation of reassure in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • 1 (allay anxiety) he tried to reassure them that all was in order
    trató de tranquilizarlos asegurándoles que todo estaba bien
    she felt reassured by his presence
    su presencia la tranquilizó
    he was reassured to hear his father's voice
    se sintió más tranquilo al oír la voz de su padre
    to reassure somebody of somethingshe reassured him of her affection for him
    le aseguró que lo quería
    the letter reassured me of his loyalty
    la carta me dejó convencido de su lealtad
    Example sentences
    • He nods at me then I smile, as if reassuring him that I will never do that again.
    • Her smile reassures David the outfit he chose was a wise decision.
    • Alex reassured him with a smile, and then lifted the laughing child into his arms.

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