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secure

[si′kyu̇r]
(ordnance)
To gain possession of a position or terrain feature, with or without force, and to make such disposition as will prevent, as far as possible, its destruction or loss by enemy action.
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Both those passions would lead them to countenance, if not to promote, whatever might promise to diminish her importance; and would also restrain them from measures calculated to advance or even to secure her prosperity.
Let candid men judge, then, whether the division of America into any given number of independent sovereignties would tend to secure us against the hostilities and improper interference of foreign nations.
Consumption had marked her for its victim, and the constant efforts of husband and mother were to secure for her all the comfort and happiness their slender means permitted.
- These three days I spent in making little square chests, or boxes, which might hold about a pound, or two pounds at most, of powder; and so, putting the powder in, I stowed it in places as secure and remote from one another as possible.
All this time I worked very hard, the rains hindering me many days, nay, sometimes weeks together; but I thought I should never be perfectly secure till this wall was finished; and it is scarce credible what inexpressible labour everything was done with, especially the bringing piles out of the woods and driving them into the ground; for I made them much bigger than I needed to have done.
It continued raining all that night and great part of the next day, so that I could not stir abroad; but my mind being more composed, I began to think of what I had best do; concluding that if the island was subject to these earthquakes, there would be no living for me in a cave, but I must consider of building a little hut in an open place which I might surround with a wall, as I had done here, and so make myself secure from wild beasts or men; for I concluded, if I stayed where I was, I should certainly one time or other be buried alive.
If, without extracting a confession from herself, he laid a watch, discovered the object of her altered regard, and threatened to reveal the whole history to Sikes (of whom she stood in no common fear) unless she entered into his designs, could he not secure her compliance?
Israel-based Credorax has announced it has partnered with digital payment expert Netcetera to launch a Smart 3D Secure solution, the company said.
With regards to NA-24 Charsadda-II, PTI was able to secure another victory with 83,495 votes out of a total of 209,905.
Asgard Managed Services, a managed security solutions provider and VirnetX Holding Corporation (NYSE AMERICAN: VHC), an Internet security software and technology company, have announced that they have entered into a non-exclusive managed service provider agreement for Asgard to sell VirnetX's Gabriel Collaboration Suite as well as VirnetX's Secure Domain Name technology to its active and growing customer base of nationwide users, the companies said.
The Secure PLUS Note program provides Real Estate Note buyers with the benefits of preservation of capital, hassle-free passive monthly income and offers Secure PLUS default protection.