There are 2 translations of secure in Spanish:

secure1

Pronunciation: /sɪˈkjʊr; sɪˈkjʊə(r)/

adj

  • 1 1.1 (safe) [fortress/hideaway] seguro his future is secure tiene el futuro asegurado to make sth secure against sth proteger* algo contra algo
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    • Everyone has the right to be secure against unreasonable search or seizure.
    • Gualtero was making sure that their tent was secure against any gusts.
    • Poverty is experienced by people without secure homes and stable employment, plus limited access to health, services and education.
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    • Only about 80 miles of the border is protected by secure fencing today.
    • Subsequently, the other side also deployed nuclear weapons in quantity and made them relatively secure from attack.
    • He has made our nation less secure, less safe, and less free.
    1.2 (emotionally) [childhood/home/relationship] estable children who don't feel emotionally secure los niños que no tienen seguridad or estabilidad en el plano afectivo he was secure in the knowledge that he'd done his best tenía la certidumbre de que había hecho todo lo que podía
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    • Along with the past they have shared, they are secure in the knowledge that whatever lies ahead, they will face it together.
    • Some will fare better than others when the kudos are handed out, but all will be secure in the knowledge that they gave it their best shot.
    • He needs to be secure in the knowledge that his Mommy and Daddy are in charge.
    1.3 (assured, guaranteed) [job/income/investment] seguro I want to be financially secure quiero tener seguridad económica
  • 2 (firm, firmly fastened) [foothold/shelf] firme; [foundation] sólido is the rope secure? ¿está bien sujeta la cuerda? to make sth secure asegurar algo
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    • Our testers noted the shoe's superior ability to provide a springy push-off and a secure landing even on loose, rocky surfaces.
    • It takes up less room in the trunk than before and offers a very tight and secure fit when closed.
    • The gels, which are soft and pliable at room temperature, become firm when warmed to form a secure seal between the mask and the patient's face.

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Word of the day constipado
adj
está muy constipado = he has a bad cold …
Cultural fact of the day

The Senado is the name of the upper chamber of the Spanish Cortes Generales, and the place where it meets. There are 250 senators, most of whom are elected every four years, at general elections, four from each province. A small number of senators are also elected by the autonomous governments. The Senado's functions include discussing, approving, and suggesting amendments to legislation passed by the Congreso de los Diputados and supervising the compensation fund for the autonomous regions.

There are 2 translations of secure in Spanish:

secure2

vt

  • 1 (obtain) [ticket/job/votes/support] conseguir*, obtener* [formal] to secure sb's release conseguir* la libertad de algn
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    • But now two motorists have succeeded in securing a refund.
    • He also asked if there were any difficulties in securing the necessary funding from the Dept.
    • Small furniture makers face the greatest difficulty securing supplies.
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    • The United States has every right to protect itself, to secure itself.
    • The system also has to be secured against external threat.
    • Council officers moved in today to secure the property.
  • 2 (fasten, fix firmly) [door/gate/shelf] asegurar the boat was secured with a thick rope el bote estaba bien amarrado con una soga she secured her hair with pins se sujetó el pelo con horquillas
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    • Our advice is to secure it very firmly, be conservative with your speed and make frequent stops to ensure it isn't working loose.
    • When I was finished, I moved behind her and secured her hair up with some pins that Ae-Sun had given to me as well.
    • The other bracelet is secured to a firmly mounted horizontal hangar pole in his bedroom closet.
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    • On liveaboard boats, cabin doors should be secured either open or shut when at sea.
    • Klaiman secures the doors open with hook-and-eye fasteners.
    • The thief used a hammer to pry open a padlock securing a door on the cabin and removed an empty cash box.
  • 3 3.1 (ensure) asegurar; (make safe from risk) salvaguardar 3.2 [Finance/Finanzas] [loan] garantizar* a secured loan un préstamo con garantía a secured creditor un acreedor garantizado or asegurado
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    • While some clients have received some speculative funding for city centre offices, the bank would require the loan to be secured on another asset.
    • What is more, consolidation loans are usually secured on property while credit cards are unsecured debt.
    • In consequence many bank and finance house loans secured by land mortgages are exempt from the controls of the Act.
  • 4 (make safe) to secure sth (against sth) [area/building] proteger* or fortificar* algo (contra algo)

vi

  • to secure against sth protegerse* contra algo

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Word of the day constipado
adj
está muy constipado = he has a bad cold …
Cultural fact of the day

The Senado is the name of the upper chamber of the Spanish Cortes Generales, and the place where it meets. There are 250 senators, most of whom are elected every four years, at general elections, four from each province. A small number of senators are also elected by the autonomous governments. The Senado's functions include discussing, approving, and suggesting amendments to legislation passed by the Congreso de los Diputados and supervising the compensation fund for the autonomous regions.