reinsurance


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re·in·sure

 (rē′ĭn-sho͝or′)
tr.v. re·in·sured, re·in·sur·ing, re·in·sures
To insure again, especially by transferring all or part of the risk in a contract to a new contract with another insurance company.

re′in·sur′ance n.
re′in·sur′er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.reinsurance - sharing the risk by insurance companies; part or all of the insurer's risk is assumed by other companies in return for part of the premium paid by the insured; "reinsurance enables a client to get coverage that would be too great for any one company to assume"
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
Translations

reinsurance

[ˈriːɪnˈʃʊərəns] Nreaseguro m

reinsurance

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