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1 tied, fastened etc tightly, especially in order to make something safe
securely locked/fastened/attached/held etc
All firearms should be kept securely locked in a cabinet.
2 in a way that protects something from being stolen or lost:
Customers can now buy products securely over the internet.
3 in a way that is likely to continue successfully and not change:
By that time, democracy had become securely established in Spain.

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