security

[ si-kyoor-i-tee ]
/ sɪˈkyʊər ɪ ti /
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noun, plural se·cu·ri·ties.

adjective

of, relating to, or serving as security: The company has instituted stricter security measures.

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Origin of security

First recorded in 1400–50; late Middle English securytye, securite(e), from Latin sēcūritās; see origin at secure, -ity

OTHER WORDS FROM security

non·se·cu·ri·ty, noun, plural non·se·cu·ri·ties.o·ver·se·cu·ri·ty, nounself-se·cu·ri·ty, nounsub·se·cu·ri·ty, noun, plural sub·se·cu·ri·ties.
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British Dictionary definitions for security

security
/ (sɪˈkjʊərɪtɪ) /

noun plural -ties

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Idioms and Phrases with security

security

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