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assurance:

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or assurance,
device for indemnifying or guaranteeing an individual against loss. Reimbursement is made from a fund to which many individuals exposed to the same risk have contributed certain specified amounts, called premiums.
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assurance

The basis for trusting that a system implements security policies as intended.
References in classic literature ?
He assured me upon his honour "that he was not poisoned, but died of a bad fever by excessive drinking.
I have left her in one of your Highness's country houses, where she is waiting anxiously to be assured that I have not promised in vain.
The chief usher assured him that he was heartily welcome, and that the Sultan would receive him with pleasure; and in case of success, he would gain a magnificent reward.
Again I beg of you not to be angry with me, but to rest assured of my constant respect and attachment.
I never did wish to--I never thought of it at all--and never shall--you'll see it yourself-- you may be quite assured of it.
He cast quick, fearful glances about, and then, evidently assured that Naratu had noticed nothing, he ordered the warrior who was still holding the infuriated black woman from the white girl to take the latter back to her hut and to remain there on guard over her.
I made the strictest inquiries, and was assured that his medicine had been administered as carefully as usual, and that he had not been exposed to any changes of temperature.
If people cannot be assured of graves, I fear they will no longer die, and the best interests of civilisation will wither like a frosted leaf.
The thing was absurd: the air of the town would be certain to disagree with him, and with me as a nurse; the late hours and London habits would not suit me under such circumstances; and altogether he assured me that it would be excessively troublesome, injurious, and unsafe.
The barber assured him he would be highly entertained, for he looked upon the author to have been one of the greatest wits that ever the nation produced.
Well, you can sit there all right," Hamel assured him.
She assured him that as what she had to say was a secret that belonged to him only, so whether he accepted her offer or not, it should remain a secret to all the world, unless he exposed it himself; nor should his refusing her service in it make her so little show her respect as to do him the least injury, so that he should be entirely at liberty to act as he thought fit.