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Definition of Security


  1. The condition or quality of being secure; secureness.
  2. Freedom from apprehension, anxiety, or care; confidence of power of safety; hence, assurance; certainty.
  3. Hence, carelessness; negligence; heedlessness.
  4. Freedom from risk; safety.
  5. That which secures or makes safe; protection; guard; defense.
  6. Something given, deposited, or pledged, to make certain the fulfillment of an obligation, the performance of a contract, the payment of a debt, or the like; surety; pledge.
  7. One who becomes surety for another, or engages himself for the performance of another's obligation.
  8. An evidence of debt or of property, as a bond, a certificate of stock, etc.; as, government securities.
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Security Translations

security in Afrikaans is sekerheid, veiligheid
security in Danish is sikkerhed, kaution
security in Dutch is borgstelling, pand, onderpand
security in Italian is sicurezza
security in Latin is cautela, obses
security in Norwegian is sikkerhet