Meaning of GUARANTEE in English

GUARANTEE

I.

noun

1 written promise by a company

ADJECTIVE

▪ full

The company offers a full money-back ~.

▪ lifetime , three-year , two-year , etc.

▪ money-back

VERB + GUARANTEE

▪ carry , come with , have

All our products come with a two-year ~.

▪ give (sb) , offer (sb)

PREPOSITION

▪ under ~ ( BrE ) ( under warranty in AmE )

The car is still under ~, so you should be able to get it repaired free of charge.

▪ ~ against

The window frames carry a 20-year ~ against rot or decay.

▪ ~ for

The garage gives a year's ~ for all repair work.

▪ ~ on

The contractors offer a full money-back ~ on all their work.

2 promise that sth will be done/will happen

ADJECTIVE

▪ absolute , firm ( esp. BrE )

▪ cast-iron ( BrE ), ironclad ( esp. AmE )

▪ long-term

▪ constitutional , federal ( esp. AmE ), government , legal

The country gives a constitutional ~ of the rights of minorities.

▪ personal

▪ loan

▪ security

VERB + GUARANTEE

▪ give (sb) , offer (sb) , provide (sb with)

▪ demand , want

▪ get , receive

We didn't get any firm ~ of a loan.

▪ violate ( esp. AmE )

PREPOSITION

▪ ~ against

There was no ~ against misuse of the political power.

▪ ~ for

The demonstrators were demanding ~s for fair elections.

▪ ~ of

Arriving early is no longer a ~ of getting a place.

II.

verb

1 promise to do sth/promise sth will happen

ADVERB

▪ absolutely

I can absolutely ~ that you will enjoy the show.

▪ personally

I personally ~ total and immediate support in all measures undertaken.

▪ constitutionally , federally (both esp. AmE )

VERB + GUARANTEE

▪ be able to , can

PHRASES

▪ be fully ~d

All our electrical goods are fully ~d.

2 make sth certain to happen

ADVERB

▪ absolutely

▪ almost , practically , virtually

▪ effectively

The complicated electoral system effectively ~s the president's re-election.

▪ automatically

A degree does not automatically ~ you a job.

▪ by no means , not necessarily

The outcome is by no means ~d.

Guarantee is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑ amendment , ↑ constitution , ↑ treaty

Guarantee is used with these nouns as the object: ↑ anonymity , ↑ confidentiality , ↑ delivery , ↑ employment , ↑ entry , ↑ equality , ↑ existence , ↑ fairness , ↑ freedom , ↑ future , ↑ immunity , ↑ impartiality , ↑ income , ↑ liberty , ↑ loan , ↑ payment , ↑ pension , ↑ privacy , ↑ profit , ↑ representation , ↑ return , ↑ right , ↑ safety , ↑ security , ↑ service , ↑ success

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