life insurance


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life insurance

n.
Insurance that guarantees a specific sum of money to a designated beneficiary upon the death of the insured or to the insured if he or she lives beyond a certain age.

life insurance

n
(Insurance) another name for life assurance

life′ insur`ance


n.
insurance providing for payment of a sum of money to a named beneficiary upon the death of the policyholder.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.life insurance - insurance paid to named beneficiaries when the insured person dieslife insurance - 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
Translations
životní pojištění
livsforsikring
henkivakuutus
životno osiguranje
生命保険
생명보험
livförsäkring
การประกันชีวิต
bảo hiểm nhân thọ

life insurance

n life assurance (Brit) nassicurazione f sulla vita

life insurance

تَأْمِيْـنٌ عَلَىَ الْـحَيَاْةِ životní pojištění livsforsikring Lebensversicherung ασφάλεια ζωής seguro de vida henkivakuutus assurance vie životno osiguranje assicurazione sulla vita 生命保険 생명보험 levensverzekering livsforsikring ubezpieczenie na życie seguro de vida страхование жизни livförsäkring การประกันชีวิต yaşam sigortası bảo hiểm nhân thọ 人寿保险

life insurance

n. seguro, póliza de seguro; Mex. A. aseguranza.
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Philip's father was a surgeon in good practice, and his hospital appointments suggested an established position; so that it was a surprise on his sudden death from blood-poisoning to find that he had left his widow little more than his life insurance and what could be got for the lease of their house in Bruton Street.
Henry started; he had never thought of his brother's life insurance.
As for Horace Baxter, he was in financial difficulties a year ago last summer, and he prayed to the Lord for help; and when his wife died and he got her life insurance he said he believed it was the answer to his prayer.
You are perhaps right," he said regretfully, "although I should much like to hear about this little matter of life insurance while I am here.
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I was fixed on the traditional notion of life insurance to [pay for] my burial.
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