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reassurance

[ ree-uh-shoor-uhns, -shur ]
/ ˌri əˈʃʊər əns, -ˈʃɜr /
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noun

something, such as information, praise, or an action or gesture, that soothes, comforts, or restores to confidence:The organization offers support, guidance, and, most importantly, the reassurance that, whatever the problem, you're not the first parent to face it.

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