In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(safe)(hideaway/fortress) segurohis 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) establechildren 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) seguroI want to be financially secure — quiero tener seguridad económica
2(firm, firmly fastened)(foothold/shelf) firme(foundation) sólidois 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.
1(obtain)conseguirobtener formalto secure sb's release — conseguir la libertad de algn
2(fasten, fix firmly)(gate/door/shelf) asegurarthe 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
4Finance(loan) garantizara secured loan — un préstamo con garantía
- a secured creditor — un acreedor garantizado / asegurado
5(make safe)(building/area) proteger(building/area) fortificarto secure sth against sth — proteger / fortificar algo contra algo
1to secure against sth — protegerse contra algo
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