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insure against

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phrasal verb [transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theyinsure against
he/she/itinsures against
present participleinsuring against
past tenseinsured against
past participleinsured against
  1. insure against something to do something to stop something bad from happening

    There's no foolproof way to insure against ill health while you are abroad.

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