Translation of security in Spanish:

security

Pronunciation: /sɪˈkjʊrəti; sɪˈkjʊərəti/

n (pl -ties)

  • 1 u 1.1 (against crime, espionage etc) seguridad (f) national security la seguridad nacional a breach of security una infracción de las normas de seguridad tight security was in force se habían extremado las medidas de seguridad (before n) security alarm alarma (f) de seguridad security forces fuerzas (fpl) de seguridad security guard guarda jurado, guarda jurada (m,f) there's been a security leak ha habido una filtración security measures medidas (fpl) de seguridad security officer encargado, -da (m,f) de seguridad security precaution medida (f) de precaución a security risk un peligro para la seguridad security system sistema (m) de seguridad 1.2 (department) (+ sing o pl vb) departamento (m) de seguridad
  • 2 u 2.1 (safety, certainty) seguridad (f) children need emotional security los niños necesitan seguridad or estabilidad en el plano afectivo job security seguridad profesional financial security seguridad económica 2.2 (protection) seguro (m), garantía (f) my security against want mi seguro or garantía contra la necesidad
  • 3 [Fin] 3.1 u (guarantee) garantía (f) to stand security for sb salir* garante or fiador de algn, servirle* or (RPl) salirle* de garantía a algn (before n) security agreement contrato (m) de garantía 3.2
    (securities pl)
    [Fin] valores (mpl), títulos (mpl) government securities bonos (mpl) del Estado (before n) the securities market el mercado de valores securities portfolio cartera (f) de valores

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