Definitions for "Assurance"
The act of assuring; a declaration tending to inspire full confidence; that which is designed to give confidence.
The state of being assured; firm persuasion; full confidence or trust; freedom from doubt; certainty.
Firmness of mind; undoubting, steadiness; intrepidity; courage; confidence; self-reliance.
a formal written, binding commitment that is submitted to a federal agency in which an institution promises to comply with applicable regulations governing research with human subjects and stipulates the procedures through which compliance will be achieved.
In a clinical trial, a formal written, binding commitment that is submitted to a federal agency by an institution in which the institution agrees to comply with regulations governing research with human subjects. It specifies the procedures through which compliance will be achieved. The federal Office for Human Research Protections accepts reviews and issues "Assurances" for clinical trials.
a binding commitment to do or give or refrain from something; "an assurance of help when needed"; "signed a pledge never to reveal the secret"
Insurance; a contract for the payment of a sum on occasion of a certain event, as loss or death.
Often used as a synonym of 'Insurance'.
contract guaranteeing payment of a fixed sum upon the occurrence of a specified event (typically, life assurance, with the sum payable on death or retirement).
Keywords:  affiance, betrothal
Betrothal; affiance.
Assurance is a Protestant Christian doctrine which states that the inner witness of the Holy Spirit allows the justified disciple to know that they are saved. Based on the writings of St. Augustine of Hippo, assurance was historically a very important doctrine in Methodism, Lutheranism, and Calvinism, and remains so among some members of these groups today.
Excess of boldness; impudence; audacity; as, his assurance is intolerable.
a formal guarantee in writing that is received by the Commissioner for Consumer Affairs from a trader
a guarantee of financial backing that must be paid to Centrelink if welfare support is paid to a new migrant
Keywords:  tinto, rio, kin, die, programmes
Assurance Programmes in place for Rio Tinto to understand and monitor the implementation of policy and performance.
a policy that you pay for, and that pays money to your next of kin when you die.
Any written or other legal evidence of the conveyance of property; a conveyance; a deed.
A deed or instrument of conveyance.
Independent external validation to substantiate the management process and the veracity of any accounts of social and environmental performance as accurate, fair and meaningful.
a referral agency for patients looking for qualified podiatrists
Keywords:  pmk, verify, accuracy, intent, examine
To examine with the intent to verify. [D00108] PMK87
The IT Service Continuity Management processes by which an organisation can verify the accuracy and completeness of its Business Continuity Plans.
An evaluation method that uses a specified set of principles and standards to assess the quality on an organization's reporting of its performance and its underlying systems, processes and competencies that underpin its performance.
These terms are today generally accepted as synonymous, although not originally so. The term "assurance" is used more commonly in Ca and Great Britain than in the United States.