life assurance


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life assurance

n
(Insurance) a form of insurance providing for the payment of a specified sum to a named beneficiary on the death of the policyholder. Also called: life insurance
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Noun1.life assurance - insurance paid to named beneficiaries when the insured person dieslife assurance - insurance paid to named beneficiaries when the insured person dies; "in England they call life insurance life assurance"
insurance - promise of reimbursement in the case of loss; paid to people or companies so concerned about hazards that they have made prepayments to an insurance company
endowment insurance - life insurance for a specified amount which is payable to the insured person at the expiration of a certain period of time or to a designated beneficiary immediately upon the death of the insured
tontine, tontine insurance - a form of life insurance whereby on the death or default of a participant his share is distributed to the remaining members
ordinary life insurance, straight life insurance, whole life insurance - insurance on the life of the insured for a fixed amount at a definite premium that is paid each year in the same amount during the entire lifetime of the insured
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I don't know where to start looking for life assurance
There are over 100 companies selling life assurance, all with different products, costs, charges, conditions and investment performance, so finding the right company and policy is not easy.
But more than one in three families in Britain still don't have life assurance and 31 per cent don't have any idea how much their partner is covered for.
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