Engelsk ordbog

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Engelsk navneord: security

1. security (om tilstand) the state of being free from danger or injury

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWe support the armed services in the name of national security.

Mindre specifikke termersafety

Mere specifikke termerpeace, protection, public security, secureness, shelter

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)insecurity

2. security (om forhold) defense against financial failure; financial independence

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHis pension gave him security in his old age.
Insurance provided protection against loss of wages due to illness.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)protection

Mindre specifikke termerassets

Mere specifikke termereasy street, hedge, hedging, insurance

3. security (om fornemmelse) freedom from anxiety or fear

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe watch dog gave her a feeling of security.

Mindre specifikke termerbravery, fearlessness

Mere specifikke termerconfidence

4. security (om forhold) a formal declaration that documents a fact of relevance to finance and investment; the holder has a right to receive interest or dividends

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe held several valuable securities.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)certificate

Mindre specifikke termerinstrument, legal document, legal instrument, official document

Mere specifikke termeragency security, bond, bond certificate, convertible, convertible security, government security, letter security, listed security, mortgage-backed security, OTC security, over the counter security, partnership certificate, proprietorship certificate, registered security, scrip, stock, stock certificate, tax-exempt, tax-exempt security, unlisted security, zero coupon security, zero-coupon security

5. security (om forhold) property that your creditor can claim in case you default on your obligation

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningBankers are reluctant to lend without good security.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)surety

Mindre specifikke termertransferred possession, transferred property

Mere specifikke termerdeposit, earnest, recognisance, recognizance, stock warrant, stock-purchase warrant, warrant

6. security (om gruppe) a department responsible for the security of the institution's property and workers

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe head of security was a former policeman.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)security department

Mindre specifikke termerdepartment, section

7. security (om kommunikation) a guarantee that an obligation will be met

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)surety

Mindre specifikke termerguarantee, warrant, warrantee, warranty

8. security (om genstand) an electrical device that sets off an alarm when someone tries to break in

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)security measure, security system

Mindre specifikke termerelectrical device

9. security (om handling) measures taken as a precaution against theft or espionage or sabotage etc.

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningMilitary security has been stepped up since the recent uprising.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)security measures

Mindre specifikke termerguard, precaution, safeguard

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