insurability

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in·sure

 (ĭn-sho͝or′)
v. in·sured, in·sur·ing, in·sures
v.tr.
1.
a. To provide or arrange insurance for: a company that insures homeowners and businesses.
b. To acquire or have insurance for: insured herself against losses; insured his car for theft.
2. To make sure, certain, or secure. See Usage Note at assure.
v.intr.
To buy or sell insurance.

[Middle English ensuren, to assure, from Old French enseurer, possibly variant of assurer; see assure.]

in·sur′a·bil′i·ty n.
in·sur′a·ble adj.
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Noun1.insurability - the quality of being insurable; the conditions under which an insurance company will issue insurance to an applicant (based on standards set by the insurance company)
eligibility - the quality or state of being eligible; "eligibility of a candidate for office"; "eligibility for a loan"
uninsurability - the quality of being uninsurable; the conditions under which an insurance company will refuse to issue insurance to an applicant (based on standards set by the insurance company)
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