Share this entry

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

Translation of security in German:

noun

  • 2
    (safety of State or organization) Sicherheit, die
    security [measures]
    Sicherheitsmaßnahmen
    Sicherheitsvorkehrungen
    security reasons
    Sicherheitsgründe
  • 3 (thing that guarantees)
    Gewähr, die
    Garantie, die
    (object of value)
    Pfand, das
    as or in security for something
    als Sicherheit/Pfand für etwas
    obtain a loan on [the] security of something
    auf etwas Akk. ein Darlehen bekommen
  • 4usu. in pl.
    (Finance)
    Wertpapier, das
    securities
    Wertpapiere
    Effekten Pl.
  • 5emotional security
    emotionale Sicherheit
    he needs the security of a good home
    er braucht die Geborgenheit eines guten Zuhauses

Definition of security in:

Share this entry

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

QUIZ


    Next Score: