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Overview page. Subjects: Economics — Law.

Pl. n.

Loosely, stocks, shares, debentures, bonds, or any other rights to receive dividends or interest. Strictly, the term should only be used for rights backed by some sort of...

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Security

Edited by Susan Ratcliffe.

in Oxford Essential Quotations

P ublished online September 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 191 words.

Security is when everything is settled, when nothing can happen to you; security is the denial of life.

Germaine Greer

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Security

Edited by Susan Ratcliffe.

in Oxford Essential Quotations

P ublished online September 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 183 words.

Security is when everything is settled, when nothing can happen to you; security is the denial of life.

Germaine Greer

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Security

Edited by Susan Ratcliffe.

in Oxford Essential Quotations

P ublished online September 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 183 words.

Security is when everything is settled, when nothing can happen to you; security is the denial of life.

Germaine Greer

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securities

Niamh Moloney.

in The New Oxford Companion to Law

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law. 745 words.

Securities are financial instruments issued by entities for the purpose of raising finance through the markets. Securities support market finance,

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security

John Black, Nigar Hashimzade and Gareth Myles.

in A Dictionary of Economics

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Economics. 84 words.

A paper asset. Securities include government debt, both long- and short-term, company shares, and company debt. Securities may be registered,

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Security

Edited by Susan Ratcliffe.

in Oxford Essential Quotations

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 191 words.

Security is when everything is settled, when nothing can happen to you; security is the denial of life.

Germaine Greer

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Security

Edited by Susan Ratcliffe.

in Oxford Essential Quotations

P ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 191 words.

Security is when everything is settled, when nothing can happen to you; security is the denial of life.

Germaine Greer

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Security

Avril McDonald and Hanna Brollowski.

Reference Entry. Subjects: Public International Law; International Law; Law. 5065 words.

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SECURITY

Lionel Smith.

in English Private Law

August 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Civil Law; Company and Commercial Law. 53548 words.

A security for an obligation is something that makes it more likely that the obligation will eventually be fulfilled. It makes the creditor more secure. English law recognizes broadly two...

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Security

John T. Hamilton.

May 2013; p ublished online October 2017 .

Book. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 336 pages.

From national security and social security to homeland and cyber-security, “security” has become one of the most overused words in culture and politics today. Yet it also remains one of the...

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Security

Clair Brown, Yoshifumi Nakata, Michael Reich and Lloyd Ulman.

in Work and Pay in the United States and Japan

January 1998; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Business. 20268 words.

The role of security in the employment systems of Japan and the U.S. is evaluated in this chapter. In particular, the benefits and costs associated with two types of security—employment...

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securities

Peter Moles and Nicholas Terry.

in The Handbook of International Financial Terms

January 1997; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services. 53 words.

Tradable claims on a corporation or the state. Securities is a generic term for both debt claims, such as bonds

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security

Tim Newburn.

in The New Oxford Companion to Law

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law. 546 words.

The term ‘security’ derives from the Latin securus (without care) and securitas (freedom from anxiety or fear). It is now

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Security

in The Oxford Companion to International Relations

January 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: International Relations. 3541 words.

The quest for security is a constant and principal endeavor in international relations: constant, because remedies to insecurity are never

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security

in The Oxford Dictionary of Late Antiquity

March 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Late Antiquity. 320 words.

Locks ensured security for unguarded valuables. Specialist lock makers (Lat. claustrarius) in the Roman Empire made fixed locks and

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Security

Peter Birks.

in The Law of Property

March 2002; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Civil Law. 11550 words.

This chapter deals with security, an arrangement which is collateral to an obligation and makes the creditor more sure of performance. Unlike other property rights, a security interest...

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Security

Ross Cranston, Emilios Avgouleas, Kristin van Zweiten, Theodor van Sante and Christoper Hare.

in Principles of Banking Law

February 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Commercial Law. 13120 words.

This chapter discusses security in lending. Lending is in some cases unsecured, where the standing of the borrower is such that the banks cannot demand it or, because of the...

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security

Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

Prevention of or protection against (a) access to information by unauthorized recipients or (b) intentional but unauthorized destruction or alteration of that information. Security may...

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security

in The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 54 words.

Security Council a permanent body of the United Nations seeking to maintain peace and security. It consists of fifteen members, of which five (China, France, the UK, the US, and Russia) are...

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securities

Overview page. Subjects: Economics — Law.

Pl. n.

Loosely, stocks, shares, debentures, bonds, or any other rights to receive dividends or interest. Strictly, the term should only be used for rights backed by some sort of...

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