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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.
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No, no,' says her friend, 'I can assure you Sir is no hypocrite, he is really an honest, sober gentleman, and he has certainly been robbed.
I say, let not this surprise you, for, sir, I do not come to make a booty of you, I ask nothing of you, and I assure you the woman that was with you knows nothing who you are, and never shall; and yet perhaps I may serve you further still, for I did not come barely to let you know that I was informed of these things, as if I wanted a bribe to conceal them; assure yourself, sir,' said she, 'that whatever you think fit to do or say to me, it shall be all a secret as it is, as much as if I were in my grave.
Make up your mind to give us a fortnight of your time, and I can assure you that we will do our best to make yours a pleasant stay.
I can assure you that you will be welcome to come and go as though it were entirely your own.
And it is not merely the house the grounds, I assure you, as far as I could observe, are strikingly like.
that's a great pity; for I assure you, Miss Woodhouse, where the waters do agree, it is quite wonderful the relief they give.
I humbly crave your pardon," said the parson; "I assure your worship I meant no such matter.
It's all a joke, mamma; it's just a joke like the 'poor knight' --nothing more whatever, I assure you
She is mad, insane--I assure you, she is mad," replied the prince in trembling tones, holding out both his hands mechanically towards the officer.