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si kyoo ruh tee

  • n  the state of being free from danger or injury
    we support the armed services in the name of national security
  • n  defense against financial failure; financial independence
    his pension gave him security in his old age
  • n  freedom from anxiety or fear
    the watch dog gave her a feeling of security
  • n  a formal declaration that documents a fact of relevance to finance and investment; the holder has a right to receive interest or dividends
  • n  property that your creditor can claim in case you default on your obligation
    bankers are reluctant to lend without good security
  • n  a department responsible for the security of the institution's property and workers
    the head of security was a former policeman
  • n  a guarantee that an obligation will be met
  • n  an electrical device that sets off an alarm when someone tries to break in
  • n  measures taken as a precaution against theft or espionage or sabotage etc.
    military security has been stepped up since the recent uprising

  • To squeeze a profit out of the operation, the company in charge of security in Kabul allegedly had to cut corners.
  • Lots of news from Obamaland on the national security front in the past 24 hours--Hillary Clinton "on track" to become Secretary of State, retired General Jim Jones said to become .
  • Revelations of drug abuse, and the discovery of bomb designs in a trailer park, raise new questions about security lapses at Los Alamos.
News & Articles


  • Barack Obama in Financial Times
    Mr Obama added: "War is bigger than any one man or woman, whether a private, a general or a president. And as difficult as it is to lose General McChrystal, I believe that it is the right decision for our national security."
  • Chris Broad in Sify
    I am extremely angry at the Pakistani security forces,Broad told reporters in Manchester Wednesday. "We were promised high level security and in our hour of need that security vanished and they left us to be sitting ducks."

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