security
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (safety measure)
a. la seguridad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
There is heightened security due to the president's visit.Debido a la visita del presidente, la seguridad es mayor.
2. (safety)
a. la seguridad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The bus driver checked the tires to ensure the security of his passengers.El conductor del autobús revisó los neumáticos para garantizar la seguridad de los pasajeros.
b. la estabilidad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Experts say there is a correlation between sleep and emotional security.Los expertos dicen que hay una correlación entre el sueño y la estabilidad emocional.
3. (guarantor) (United Kingdom)
a. el aval
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
My father will stand security for me on my mortgage.Mi papá será mi aval en la hipoteca.
4. (legal)
a. la garantía
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Before we begin construction, you'll need to sign the security agreement.Antes de comenzar la construcción, tendrás que firmar el contrato de garantía.
5. (organization department)
a. la seguridad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Call security to have this man escorted from the building.Llamen a seguridad para acompañar al señor hasta la salida.
securities
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
6. (finance)
a. los valores
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Charles has a diversified securities portfolio. Charles tiene una cartera de valores diversificada.
b. los títulos
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Some of the securities are tied up with a bankrupt construction firm.Algunos de los títulos están ligados a una empresa constructora en quiebra.
c. los bonos
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Government securities can provide tax advantages. Los bonos gubernamentales pueden otorgar privilegios fiscales.
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security
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (stability, safety)
a. la seguridad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
security of tenurecargo vitalicio
Security CouncilConsejo de Seguridad
security forcesfuerzas de seguridad
security guardguarda jurado(a)
security officeragente de seguridad
security riskpeligro para la seguridad del Estado
2. (finance)
a. el garantía f, aval
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(for loan)
3. (finance)
a.
securitiesvalores mpl
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security [sɪˈkjʊərɪtɪ]
noun
1 (precautions) seguridad (f)
for security reasons for reasons of security por razones de seguridad
the Queen's visit has been marked by tight security la visita de la reina se ha visto caracterizada por estrechas medidas de seguridad
maximum top high security wing the police advise home owners to fit locks on their windows as added security due to an increased awareness of security, most new cars come with alarms as standard The precise location remains secret for security reasons
2 (safety) (from harm or loss) seguridad (f)
the security of the passengers on the aircraft la seguridad de los pasajeros a bordo del avión; security of tenure (in one's job) seguridad (f) en el cargo; [of tenant] derecho (m) de ocupación de un inmueble; (de un inmueble)
...the disadvantages of part-time work: low pay, few benefits and no job security
(from worry) seguridad (f); estabilidad (f)
Children count on their parents for love and security It gave me a feeling of security He loves the security of a happy home life
emotional/financial security estabilidad (f) emocional/económica; seguridad (f) en el plano emocional/económico
a false [sense] of security wearing helmets gave cyclists a false sense of security and encouraged them to take risks
3 (guarantee) garantía (f); aval (m)
the bank may ask for security if you want an overdraft
to lend money on security prestar dinero con un aval or bajo fianza; to stand or go security for sb salir garante or avalista de algn; avalar a algn
loans [without] security The company was set up on a 2000 pounds overdraft. Balfe's dad stood security up to £100 without security
4 securities valores (m); títulos (m)
government securities bonos (m) del Estado
Investing in government securities or Gilts as they are usually called is one way to guarantee the rate of interest you'll earn try to confine your investing to securities that offer plenty of liquidity
modifier
security agreement (n) (Economics) acuerdo (m) de garantía
securities market (n) (Economics) mercado (m) bursátil
securities portfolio (n) cartera (f) de valores
security alarm (n) alarma (f) de seguridad
security blanket (n) (Psychology and Psychiatry) manta (f) de seguridad
security check (n) control (m) de seguridad
Security Council (n) Consejo (m) de Seguridad
the Security Council of the United Nations el Consejo de Seguridad de las Naciones Unidas
security firm (n) empresa (f) de seguridad
security forces (n) fuerzas (f) de seguridad
security guard (n) guarda (m) jurado
security leak (n) filtración (f) de información secreta
security measures (n) medidas (f) de seguridad
security officer (n) (Mil) (Náut) oficial (m) de las fuerzas de seguridad; (Comm) (Ind) encargadoaencargada (m) (f) de seguridad;a encargada
security police (n) policía (f) de seguridad
security precaution (n) precaución (f)
security risk (n) riesgo (m) para la seguridad
security system (n) sistema (m) de seguridad
security vetting (n) acreditación (f) por la Seguridad
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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