Translation of secure in Spanish:


seguro, adj.

Pronunciation: /sɪˈkjɔː//səˈkjʊr//sɪˈkjʊə/


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    • 1.1(safe)

      (hideaway/fortress) seguro
      his future is secure tiene el futuro asegurado
      • to make sth secure against sth proteger algo contra algo
      • We refuse to trade secure tenancies and affordable rents for new bathrooms and kitchens.
      • The ultimate test as to whether a pinnacle is safe and secure is to test it to destruction.
      • The challenge for e-marketers is to convince the general population and firms that all transactions and information are secure.
      • In their lives after Everest, their reputations as decent, honest individuals remain secure.
      • Safe, secure handling from start to finish in difficult conditions
      • Consequently Albert's place on the throne seems secure for many years to come.
      • The material is being held in secure conditions behind a steel door which is guarded by closed circuit television.
      • They can really look after a player and make sure his future is secure.
      • They could be critical and convey bad news, knowing that their jobs would remain secure.
      • The priority for any business firm should be secure transactions.
      • Logs ideally should be written to a very secure central log server.
      • Oswald suggests that this is because the relationship feels less secure than a first marriage.
      • I want a safe and secure corner, an old barrel, some wood to burn in it and a warm pair of hands to hold on to.
      • Unionists need to be reassured that their right to maintain a meaningful British identity and allegiance will remain secure.
      • Subsequently, the other side also deployed nuclear weapons in quantity and made them relatively secure from attack.
      • The Democrats did not have a secure lock on the Irish vote.
      • In Kabul, aid money, private investment and a relatively secure environment have sparked a boom.
      • Collins had a secure place in the world of bookselling.
      • Only about 80 miles of the border is protected by secure fencing today.
      • The V40 diesel may be safe, secure and economical but its running gear goes nowhere near the sportiness department.
      • Of course it would be a marriage of convenience, though you'd be financially secure for life.
      • Everyone has the right to be secure against unreasonable search or seizure.
      • The aim is to provide a secure environment for the conduct of online transactions.
      • One set of City workers who are relatively secure is employees in debt departments.
      • He has made our nation less secure, less safe, and less free.
      • Gualtero was making sure that their tent was secure against any gusts.
      • Remote PC offers secure remote access to your desktop from anywhere with an internet connection.
      • If Microsoft can't keep your Passport data secure, then your online identify can be compromised.
      • Her part of the process, for now at least, seems secure.
      • Though the bank was looted, the vault miraculously remained secure.
      • Poverty is experienced by people without secure homes and stable employment, plus limited access to health, services and education.
      • I expect the locks will keep my house reasonably secure.
      • The secure business communications firm Vordel has a new global sales director.
      • Europe is safer and more secure than ever before.
      • Marriage affords a secure environment for children, who do better in married households.
      • A state-of-the-art security system will be installed to ensure safe and secure shopping for local people.
      • Tonight, insurgents target U.S. and Iraqi officials inside one of the most secure military bases in Iraq.
      • By focusing on a niche, a company becomes so specialised to the needs of a very small part of the market that it is secure against competition.
      • And yet, despite the real and manufactured fears, Britain still seems secure.

    • 1.2(emotionally)

      (relationship/home/childhood) estable
      children who don't feel emotionally secure los niños que no tienen seguridad / 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
      • Now secure in the knowledge that all would be well, Henry managed a final smile of contentment.
      • Clients must feel secure in confiding their secrets and entrusting their most personal affairs to lawyers.
      • Secure attachment gave children the courage to explore, and exploration allowed for new experiences.
      • Hence we may look with some confidence to a secure future of equally inappreciable length.
      • He needs to be secure in the knowledge that his Mommy and Daddy are in charge.
      • If the piece is good you can be secure in the knowledge that the value will probably go up.
      • "You cling to the concepts of the spiritual world so you can feel more secure.
      • She was secure in the knowledge that she had a permanent home there.
      • 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.
      • When we become secure in the knowledge that we can do very good things, then change can happen.
      • Along with the past they have shared, they are secure in the knowledge that whatever lies ahead, they will face it together.
      • Sure I could seem secure and confident, but perhaps I am not or perhaps I just am.
      • He was capable of doing anything and suddenly she was in fear of this man, yet felt secure and confident at the same time.
      • Off to sleep I'd drift, feeling safe and secure knowing that my parents really did love me.
      • The client feels much more in control, and is secure in the knowledge that he isn't being taken advantage of.
      • See, I may come across as secure and confident or whatever, but in reality, I have a love-hate relationships with my sexuality.
      • You are urged to make your love relationship secure by cultivating smooth intellectual rapport.
      • Now he has struck a funding deal with the government for the next six years, he feels secure.
      • Or maybe he's merely confident his future's secure at Melbourne.
      • The client must be secure in the knowledge that the lawyer will neither disclose nor take advantage of these revelations.

    • 1.3(assured, guaranteed)

      (job/income/investment) seguro
      I want to be financially secure quiero tener seguridad económica

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    (firm, firmly fastened)
    (foothold/shelf) firme
    (foundation) sólido
    is the rope secure? ¿está bien sujeta la cuerda?
    • to make sth secure asegurar algo
    • The screws need for this step are ‘keyed’ in that once they are thumb tight, the heatsink is secure.
    • That simple task wasn't easy, with his vision coming and going, but he finally managed a secure seal after the third try.
    • The locks were secure, the windows intact, and with a song in my heart I opened my bank statement.
    • Our testers noted the shoe's superior ability to provide a springy push-off and a secure landing even on loose, rocky surfaces.
    • Lace locks cinch and secure four mini-poles that prop up the roomy corners.
    • Coloplast added a Velcro closure to alleviate those concerns while providing a secure seal.
    • If carpet does get wet, it maintains its ability to create traction and secure footing.
    • It takes up less room in the trunk than before and offers a very tight and secure fit when closed.
    • The wire is then threaded through the screws, stretched taut and twisted until secure.
    • Do not put up with someone telling you it has to be really tight in order to be secure.
    • 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.
    • Once they locked they should provide secure retention against movement or accidental disassembly.
    • The cap plate will then overlap both top plate and header and helps secure it.
    • She tugged at the chain again with all her might, but it remained secure.
    • Once the heatsink was secure and the speed control was fastened to the case, I checked out my handywork from the rear.
    • Durant and Tanis were in the cargo bay with the pair, helping to make sure all connections and seals were secure.
    • The primary recommendation is for the patient to arrive at a changing schedule that maintains a secure, odor-proof seal.
    • This is a prototyope and the only one in the UK and is under secure lock and key in my house.
    • Magicians can point out which of the seals that seem secure can be opened and reclosed without detection.

transitive verb

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    obtener formal
    to secure sb's release conseguir la libertad de algn
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    (fasten, fix firmly)
    (gate/door/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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    (ensure) asegurar
    (make safe from risk) salvaguardar
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    (loan) garantizar
    a secured loan un préstamo con garantía
    • a secured creditor un acreedor garantizado / asegurado
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    (make safe)
    (building/area) proteger
    (building/area) fortificar
    to secure sth against sth proteger / fortificar algo contra algo

intransitive verb

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    to secure against sth protegerse contra algo