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ac·tu·ar·y

 (ăk′cho͞o-ĕr′ē)
n. pl. ac·tu·ar·ies
A statistician who computes insurance risks and premiums.

[Latin āctuārius, secretary of accounts, from ācta, records, from neuter pl. past participle of agere, to drive, do; see ag- in Indo-European roots.]

ac′tu·ar′i·al (-âr′ē-əl) adj.
ac′tu·ar′i·al·ly adv.
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actuary

(ˈæktʃʊərɪ)
n, pl -aries
(Professions) a person qualified to calculate commercial risks and probabilities involving uncertain future events, esp in such contexts as life assurance
[C16: (meaning: registrar): from Latin āctuārius one who keeps accounts, from actum public business, and acta documents, deeds. See act, -ary]
actuarial adj
actuarially adj
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ac•tu•ary

(ˈæk tʃuˌɛr i)

n., pl. -ar•ies.
1. a person who computes insurance premium rates, dividends, risks, etc., based on statistical data.
2. Archaic. a registrar or clerk.
[1545–55; < Latin āctuārius shorthand writer, clerk]
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actuary

a statistician of an insurance company who calculates risks and premiums.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.actuary - someone versed in the collection and interpretation of numerical data (especially someone who uses statistics to calculate insurance premiums)actuary - someone versed in the collection and interpretation of numerical data (especially someone who uses statistics to calculate insurance premiums)
statistics - a branch of applied mathematics concerned with the collection and interpretation of quantitative data and the use of probability theory to estimate population parameters
calculator, estimator, figurer, reckoner, computer - an expert at calculation (or at operating calculating machines)
surveyor - someone who conducts a statistical survey
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Translations
aktuar

actuary

[ˈæktjʊərɪ] Nactuario/a m/f de seguros
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actuary

[ˈæktʃuəri] nactuaire mf
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actuary

n (Insur) → Aktuar(in) m(f)
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actuary

[ˈæktjʊərɪ] nattuario/a
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References in periodicals archive ?
Las senales del medio ambiente (temperatura, humedad, lluvias) actuarian en combinacion con el fotoperiodo determinando la finalizacion o reactivacion de la estacion reproductiva (8, 16).
De este modo, en bosques del centro-sur de Chile, las levaduras actuarian como marcadores de la temporalidad (estados Enfisematoso y de Descomposicion Activa) en las condiciones ecologicas que condujeron a los estados de descomposicion de la piel de las carcasas de cerdo, como son las temperaturas promedio de 11[grados]C y humedad relativa del 70% (TABLA II).
Tambien se establecio quienes estarian a cargo de cada tarea el dia del festejo; es decir, quienes actuarian, quienes atenderian la mesa de comidas, quienes cocinarian, quien seria responsable de la parrilla, cobraria los alimentos, colocaria las luces, el sonido, armaria y desarmaria la escenografia y quienes dispondrian las sillas para el publico.