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security

  

      n   pl   , -ties  
1    the state of being secure  
2    assured freedom from poverty or want  
he needs the security of a permanent job     
3    a person or thing that secures, guarantees, etc.  
4    precautions taken to ensure against theft, espionage, etc.  
the security in the government offices was not very good     
5    often pl  
a    a certificate of creditorship or property carrying the right to receive interest or dividend, such as shares or bonds  
b    the financial asset represented by such a certificate  
6    the specific asset that a creditor can claim title to in the event of default on an obligation  
7    something given or pledged to secure the fulfilment of a promise or obligation  
8    a person who undertakes to fulfil another person's obligation  
9    the protection of data to ensure that only authorized personnel have access to computer files  
10    Archaic   carelessness or overconfidence  


collective security  
      n   a system of maintaining world peace and security by concerted action on the part of the nations of the world  
listed security  
      n     (Stock Exchange)   a security that is quoted on the main market of the London Stock Exchange and appears in its Official List of Securities  
   Compare       Third Market       unlisted securities market  
security blanket  
      n  
1    a policy of temporary secrecy by police or those in charge of security, in order to protect a person, place, etc., threatened with danger, from further risk  
2    a baby's blanket, soft toy, etc., to which a baby or young child becomes very attached, using it as a comforter  
3    Informal   anything used or thought of as providing reassurance  
Security Council  
      n   a permanent organ of the United Nations established to maintain world peace. It consists of five permanent members (China, France, Russia, the UK, and the U.S.) and ten nonpermanent members  
security guard  
      n   a person employed to protect buildings, people, etc., and to collect and deliver large sums of money  
security of tenure  
      n   (in Britain) the right of a tenant to continue to occupy a dwelling or site unless the landlord obtains a court order for possession of the property or termination of the tenancy agreement  
security risk  
      n   a person deemed to be a threat to state security in that he could be open to pressure, have subversive political beliefs, etc.  
social security  
      n  
1    public provision for the economic, and sometimes social, welfare of the aged, unemployed, etc., esp. through pensions and other monetary assistance  
2    often caps   a government programme designed to provide such assistance  
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Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
exp.
work perfectly performed
When I asked the students to do their homework, they did a bang up job.
n.
a career advancement website based in Palo Alto, California, specializing in Job Search / Job Hunt.
[Comp.] "I found my job at employerism.com"
v.
A culture of internet only jobs has coined the phrase Wirk. Wirk simply means Internet Work. Internet work is defined by job opportunities that did not exist before the rise of the internet and furthermore the work is likely to be carried out over the internet and payment received for work undertaken via the internet. Wirk describes both full time and part time internet work. Because of the nature of Wirk and the ability for anyone that has internet connection to earn money from Wirk, it is currently more likely to be a part time occupation than full time. Paid Online Questionnaires, Content Writing, Search Marketing are all examples of Wirk.
This is a term rising in popularity
n.
the skillful art of eyeing and identifying employment arrangements, by either job seekers or the publishers of staffing vacancies.
[Bus.] Ex.: Jack was adept at employerism and thus was able to fill most of the job openings in his department in a relatively short period of time.
n.
UNO, United Nations, UN. abbr. The United Nations is an international organization whose stated aims include promoting and facilitating cooperation in international law, international security, economic development, social progress, human rights, ... UN.org en.wikipedia.org/wiki/UN
exp.
state securities laws

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