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assured

adjective
     
as‧sured
1 confident about your own abilities [= self-assured]:
an assured manner
2

be assured of something

if you are assured of something, you will definitely get it or achieve it:
His victory means that he is now assured of a place in the final.
3 certain to happen or to be achieved:
Her political future looks assured.
4

the assured

BFI British English technical someone whose life has been insured
WORD FOCUS: confident WORD FOCUS: confident
confident about your abilities: confident, self-confident, sure of yourself, assured, poised

too confident: overconfident, cocky, brash

not confident: lack confidence, be insecure, be unsure of yourself


See also
confident

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