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Security vs. Watchman

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Securitynoun

(uncountable) The condition of not being threatened, especially physically, psychologically, emotionally, or financially.

‘Jonna Nyman is an energy security expert at the University of Sheffield in England. File:Jonna Nyman is an energy security expert.ogg’;

Watchmannoun

One set to watch; a person who keeps guard, especially one who guards a building, or the streets of a city, by night.

Securitynoun

(countable) Something that secures.

Watchmannoun

One set to watch; a person who keeps guard; a guard; a sentinel.

Securitynoun

An organization or department responsible for providing security by enforcing laws, rules, and regulations as well as maintaining order.

Watchmannoun

Specifically, one who guards a building, or the streets of a city, by night.

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Securitynoun

(legal) Something that secures the fulfillment of an obligation or law.

Watchmannoun

a guard who keeps watch

Securitynoun

(legal) Freedom from apprehension.

Securitynoun

A tradeable financial asset, such as a share of stock.W

Securitynoun

(finance) Proof of ownership of stocks, bonds or other investment instruments.

Securitynoun

(finance) Property etc. temporarily relinquished to guarantee repayment of a loan.

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Securitynoun

A guarantee.

Securitynoun

(obsolete) Carelessness; negligence.

Securitynoun

The condition or quality of being secure; secureness.

‘His trembling hand had lost the ease,Which marks security to please.’;

Securitynoun

Hence, carelessness; negligence; heedlessness.

‘He means, my lord, that we are too remiss,Whilst Bolingbroke, through our security,Grows strong and great in substance and in power.’;

Securitynoun

That which secures or makes safe; protection; guard; defense.

‘Those who lent him money lent it on no security but his bare word.’;

Securitynoun

Freedom from risk; safety.

‘Give up yourself merely to chance and hazard,From firm security.’; ‘Some . . . alleged that we should have no security for our trade.’;

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Securitynoun

One who becomes surety for another, or engages himself for the performance of another's obligation.

Securitynoun

An evidence of debt or of property, as a bond, a certificate of stock, etc.; as, government securities.

Securitynoun

the state of being free from danger or injury;

‘we support the armed services in the name of national security’;

Securitynoun

a formal declaration that documents a fact of relevance to finance and investment; the holder has a right to receive interest or dividends;

‘he held several valuable securities’;

Securitynoun

a department responsible for the security of the institution's property and workers;

‘the head of security was a former policeman’;

Securitynoun

measures taken as a precaution against theft or espionage or sabotage etc.;

‘military security has been stepped up since the recent uprising’;

Securitynoun

defense against financial failure; financial independence;

‘his pension gave him security in his old age’; ‘insurance provided protection against loss of wages due to illness’;

Securitynoun

freedom from anxiety or fear;

‘the watch dog gave her a feeling of security’;

Securitynoun

an electrical device that sets off an alarm when someone tries to break in

Securitynoun

property that your creditor can claim in case you default on your obligation;

‘bankers are reluctant to lend without good security’;

Securitynoun

a guarantee that an obligation will be met

Security

Security is freedom from, or resilience against, potential harm (or other unwanted coercive change) caused by others. Beneficiaries (technically referents) of security may be of persons and social groups, objects and institutions, ecosystems or any other entity or phenomenon vulnerable to unwanted change.

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