What does "secure" mean in this sentence ?

He had to gain a mandate for his leadership and his party’s and in Lend-Lease secure the foundation of British resistance and American rearmament before risking new military or diplomatic initiatives

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  • RP
    Lv 7
    1 month ago
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    In this context, it means gain or obtain.

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  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    to secure > firmly establish, protect against threats, make safe

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  • 1 month ago

    In this sentence 'secure' is a verb.

    He had to gain a mandate ... and secure the foundation ...

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  • Do your own bloody homework, young chap!

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