The act of assuring; a declaration tending to inspire full confidence; that which is designed to give confidence. (noun)
Examples of word assurance
The promise that his house should be blessed was intended as a compensation for the disappointment of his wish to build the temple, and hence this assurance is appropriately repeated at the conclusion of the prophet's address [Bertheau].
'I suspect, however, that, if we were able to get a bird's-eye view of his mind and all its workings, we should discover that what he called assurance was not the condition you would call such.
"This assurance is critical to mitigate the potential harm to consumers from the collection of payload data," the FTC said.
But at the same time – the assurance from a beta reader that I have a good piece, energises me to keep working at it.
"This assurance is critical to mitigate the potential harm to consumers from the collection of payload data," said the FTC's David Vladeck wrote.
Females and their offspring receive resources and protection from the male (paternal investment), while males gain assurance of a genetic legacy (paternity certainty).
This assurance is part of a legal clause called Maintenance of Effort (MOE) to show that the State will maintain support for education, clarified in pages upon pages of legal explanations issued by the federal government, including how the State could have requested a Waiver of the MOE requirements.
As illustrated by the BP disaster, we when, as a society, push technology to its limits on a large scale, for whatever reason, the implications of a technological or systems failure are getting to the point where we require absolute safety in operation of those systems – and obtaining such assurance is never inexpensive … and sometimes not even possible.