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ensure

  
,   (esp. U.S.)   insure  
      vb   tr  
1    may take a clause as object   to make certain or sure; guarantee  
this victory will ensure his happiness     
2    to make safe or secure; protect  
  ensurer      n  
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insure  
      vb  
1    often foll by: against   to guarantee or protect (against risk, loss, etc.)  
we insured against disappointment by making an early reservation     
2    often foll by: against   to issue (a person) with an insurance policy or take out an insurance policy (on)  
his house was heavily insured against fire, after all his car accidents the company refuses to insure him again     
3       another word (esp. U.S.) for        ensure              1, 2     (Also (rare) (for senses 1, 2))    ensure         
  insurable      adj  
  insurability      n  


ensure          ,   (esp. U.S.)   insure  
      vb   tr  
1    may take a clause as object   to make certain or sure; guarantee  
this victory will ensure his happiness     
2    to make safe or secure; protect  
  ensurer      n  

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ensure

  
, insure  
1    certify, confirm, effect, guarantee, make certain, make sure, secure, warrant  
2    guard, make safe, protect, safeguard, secure  

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ensurer, ensue, enure, enclosure

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n.
a person paid by the state to work in the interests of the nation who considers it to be a ‘right’ to be able abuse his or her authority to ensure personal gain for himself or herself at the expense of the nation…
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