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or sure·fire (sho͝or′fīr′)
adj. Informal
Bound to be successful or perform as expected: a sure-fire solution to the problem.
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(ˈʃʊərˌfaɪər, ˈʃɜr-)

adj. Informal.
sure to work.
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