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/ 9gArEn5ti:; 9^ArEn`ti/ n 1 (a) ~ (against sth) promise (usu in writing) that certain conditions agreed to in a transaction will be fulfilled , : The watch comes with a year's guarantee, ie a promise to repair it free for a year after purchase. . * It's still under guarantee (ie The guarantee is still valid), so the manufacturer will repair it. , . * provide a guarantee against rust * You have our guarantee! ! * The Soviets are demanding certain guarantees about verification before signing the treaty. . (b) ~ (of sth/that...) promise given by one person to another that he will be responsible for seeing that sth is done (eg payment of a debt by another person) , : give a guarantee of (one's/sb's) good behaviour []. (c) document, property, etc offered as security for carrying out the conditions in a guarantee ; : `What guarantee can you offer?' `I can offer my house as a guarantee.' `?'`.' Cf security 3. 2 person who promises to be responsible for seeing that sth is done ; : Are you willing to be a guarantee of your friend's good behaviour, ie undertake to make sure that he behaves himself properly? ? * be sb's guarantee for a loan from the bank . 3 ~ (of sth/that...) (infml ) thing that makes an event likely to happen : Blue skies are not a guarantee of continuing fine weather. . * There's no guarantee she won't reject them all, ie She may well do so. .
OXFORD ENGLISH DICTIONARY posted at 2009-11-22 13:41:37
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guarantee
/ 9gArEn5ti:; 9^ArEn`ti/ v 1 [Tn, Tf, Tt, Cn.a usu passive , Cn.t usu passive , Dn.n, Dn.pr] ~ sth (to sb) promise sth with certainty (to sb) ; : We cannot guarantee the punctual arrival of trains in foggy weather. . * I can guarantee it's true I saw it myself. --. * We guarantee to deliver within a week. . * This food is guaranteed additive-free, ie The manufacturer officially promises that it contains no additives. . * We guarantee you delivery within one day. . 2 [Tn, Tf, Tt] undertake to be legally responsible for (sth/doing sth) []; ; : guarantee sb's debts/the payment of sb's debts [] * guarantee that the debts will be paid * guarantee to pay debts . 3 [Tn, Tn.pr] ~ sth (against sth) undertake to pay the cost of repairs resulting from a fault in (an article which has been bought) : a clock guaranteed for one year against mechanical failure or faulty workmanship . 4 [Tn] make (an event) likely to happen : His turning up will guarantee the success of the meeting. , . 5 (idm ) be guaranteed to do sth (infml ironic , ) be certain to do sth ; : It's guaranteed to rain when you want to go out. , .
OXFORD ENGLISH DICTIONARY posted at 2009-11-22 13:41:37
guarantee
/ 9gArEn5ti:; 9^ArEn`ti/ v 1 [Tn, Tf, Tt, Cn.a usu passive , Cn.t usu passive , Dn.n, Dn.pr] ~ sth (to sb) promise sth with certainty (to sb) ; : We cannot guarantee the punctual arrival of trains in foggy weather. . * I can guarantee it's true I saw it myself. --. * We guarantee to deliver within a week. . * This food is guaranteed additive-free, ie The manufacturer officially promises that it contains no additives. . * We guarantee you delivery within one day. . 2 [Tn, Tf, Tt] undertake to be legally responsible for (sth/doing sth) []; ; : guarantee sb's debts/the payment of sb's debts [] * guarantee that the debts will be paid * guarantee to pay debts . 3 [Tn, Tn.pr] ~ sth (against sth) undertake to pay the cost of repairs resulting from a fault in (an article which has been bought) : a clock guaranteed for one year against mechanical failure or faulty workmanship . 4 [Tn] make (an event) likely to happen : His turning up will guarantee the success of the meeting. , . 5 (idm ) be guaranteed to do sth (infml ironic , ) be certain to do sth ; : It's guaranteed to rain when you want to go out. , .
OXFORD ENGLISH DICTIONARY posted at 2009-11-22 13:41:37

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