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surety

1. a person who assumes legal responsibility for the fulfilment of another's debt or obligation and himself becomes liable if the other defaults
2. security given against loss or damage or as a guarantee that an obligation will be met
3. stand surety to act as a surety
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surety

A person or organization who, for a consideration, promises in writing to make good the debt or default of another.
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Clients opting for a surety bond will not face charges for failing to use the surety program extended to them by their bonding companies.
She recommended that any company that doesn't have these in place get them before applying for a surety bond.