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American English: /səˈkjʊrədi/
British English: /sɪˈkjʊərɪti/
, /sɪˈkjɔːrɪti/

Translation of security in Spanish:

noun plural -ties

  • 1 uncountable 1.1 (against crime, espionage etc) a breach of security
    una infracción de las normas de seguridad
    tight security was in force
    se habían extremado las medidas de seguridad
    (before noun) security alarm security forces there's been a security leak
    ha habido una filtración
    security measures security officer security precaution
    medida (feminine) de precaución
    a security risk
    un peligro para la seguridad
    security system
    sistema (masculine) de seguridad
    Example sentences
    • Nicknamed the Jersey Girls, they became experts on national security and terrorism.
    • President Bush put terrorism and national security at the center of congressional races.
    • Wealth is therefore an instrument in the creation of national security and national welfare.
    1.2 (department) (+ singular or plural verb)
    departamento (masculine) de seguridad
    Example sentences
    • A huge team of people will ensure that the necessary security measures are in place.
    • Elea then set up a series of security measures to ensure that sure an occurrence could never happen again.
    • City institutions were just told to make sure that their existing checks and security procedures were working.
  • 2 uncountable 2.1 (safety, certainty) children need emotional security
    los niños necesitan seguridad or estabilidad en el plano afectivo
    financial security
    seguridad económica
    2.2 (protection) my security against want
    mi seguro or garantía contra la necesidad
    Example sentences
    • The only true security against nuclear dangers is an enforceable ban on all nuclear weapons.
    • According to him however, Government has to guarantee security against international threats.
    • What should we be doing to ensure vaccine safety and security against external threats?
    Example sentences
    • You are able to drop old fears and apprehension about material and emotional security.
    • For one thing, we are afraid, and in times of fear we crave security above all.
    • The problems could relate to declining health, declining income or declining emotional security.
  • 3 (Finance) 3.1 uncountable (guarantee) to stand security for somebody
    salir garante or fiador de alguien
    servirle or (River Plate area) salirle de garantía a alguien
    (before noun) security agreement
    contrato (masculine) de garantía
    also: securities plural
    valores (masculine plural)
    títulos (masculine plural)
    government securities
    bonos (masculine plural) del Estado
    (before noun) the securities market
    el mercado de valores
    securities portfolio
    Example sentences
    • The money was being used as security for costs until the appeal was completed.
    • The plaintiffs say that this property could be put up for security for costs.
    • David has offered the Ace Patent to me as security against this money, which, quite frankly, I am not prepared to accept.
    Example sentences
    • The new rules also make donating mutual funds, stocks, bonds and other securities more attractive.
    • For those with an interest in individual securities, there are stocks and bonds to meet every need.
    • The Fed uses this cash to purchase securities from primary government bond dealers.

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