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assured

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Pronunciation: /əˈʃʊəd
 
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Definition of assured in English:

adjective

1Confident: an extremely assured performance
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  • 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.
Synonyms
2 [attributive] Protected against discontinuance or change: an assured tenancy
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  • 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.
Synonyms
guaranteed, certain, sure, secure, reliable, dependable, solid, sound, established;
infallible, unerring, unfailing, impeccable, faultless
British informal nailed on

Derivatives

assuredly

1
Pronunciation: /əˈʃʊərɪdli/
adverb
[sentence adverb]: if they lose their hold, they will assuredly drown
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  • The first answer is most assuredly correct, but I'm not so certain of the second.
  • Expensive gas would assuredly lead to lower demand, and burning less of it would definitely aid the environment.
  • Also, there are espresso machines and fridges full of soda, and, assuredly, one full of beer as well.

assuredness

2
noun
Example sentences
  • There's a confidence and assuredness about these four North Manchester lads that belies their tender years.
  • They display a resoluteness which I admire, and an assuredness I can only envy.
  • There are no love songs on this album, and very few signs of self-doubt, just a calm assuredness and a fearless determination.

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