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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of guarantee.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. secured by written agreement.
  • adj. certified.


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  • She is - to use a word guaranteed to make fashion snobs shudder - "commercial". - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • The madison champs was always hotly contested; wearing the jersey which went with the title guaranteed the winners better contract fees from Six Day promoters.

  • WILLIS: Well, you know, people apply for what they call a guaranteed loan.

    CNN Transcript Feb 1, 2007

  • That's the warning presented at the top of each installment of "Jurassic Fight Club," and a hat must be tipped toward the producers for coming up with a title guaranteed to grab attention.

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  • According to Hendo, Kerry O'Brien's age is some sort of a 'state secret' - a term guaranteed to bring to mind a cold-war-like like paranoia about dead communist leaders propped up like its Weekend at Bernie's.

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  • I am forcibly reminded of Bing Crosby and David Bowie duetting on Little Drummer Boy (round about the time the Thin White Duke moved to Berlin with Iggy and singlehandedly rescued the Bolivian economy as I recall) Heretofore nobody had known Ziggy really wanted to be an all round family entertainer (a term guaranteed to bring a shudder to anyone who can remember when the UK thought that Cliff Richard was a dangerous rocker, daddio)

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  • One of the few things you are guaranteed is a decent and honorable burial ...

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  • Being that the last two No. 1 picks have received at least $30 million in guaranteed money, well, all together now: Better get it right.

    Guiding draft principle amid NFL's money woes: Get it right

  • Manulife, which owns U.S. life insurer John Hancock Financial, has more earnings sensitivity to interest-rate and equity-market volatility than its Canadian rivals because it sold more long-term guaranteed investment products, such as annuities.

    Manulife On Track To Meet Hedging Targets

  • Baltimore, Adam Schefter tweets, will have to pay Pryce his $2 million in guaranteed salary, plus whatever Jets have paid him on his new one-year deal.

    Ravens lose out as Jets swoop in and sign Trevor Pryce


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  • The ultimate risk elimination is the guarantee. Just adding a guarantee to advertisements for example will often increase sales 30% or more.

    '15 words that will make you money'

    July 23, 2009