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businessBritish insurance, especially life insurance
someone whose job is to organize business deals for other people, especially a stockbroker or an insurance broker
British an agreement by an insurance company to pay money in a particular situation or for a particular event, person, or thing. The American word is coverage
mainly American a section in a life insurance agreement that says the insurance company will pay double the amount of money if the person who bought the insurance dies in an accident rather than because of illness or old age
a type of insurance policy that you pay money to for an agreed period. At the end of this time, the money that you have invested is used for paying a large amount of money that you have borrowed, especially a mortgage.
businessBritish an amount of money that someone has to pay towards the cost of something, when an insurance company is going to pay the rest of the cost. The usual American word is deductible
an arrangement in which you regularly pay an insurance company an amount of money so that they will give you money if something you own is damaged, lost, or stolen, or if you die or are ill or injured
if an insurance company insures you or something that you own, they accept money from you and agree to pay you if you die or are ill or injured, or if something that you own is damaged, lost, or stolen
the person that an insurance policy affects
a British organization that sells insurance, especially for ships and aircraft. Lloyd’s is sometimes called Lloyd’s of London.
British someone whose job is to calculate how much an insurance company must pay to customers when they have made a claim on their insurance policy
the amount of money that you receive from a life insurance policy if you decide you want to stop the policy
business to protect a company from loss by agreeing to buy any remaining shares that are not bought by the public when the shares first become available for sale
a person or company considered according to how safe it is to lend them money or give them insurance or credit