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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.
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life insurance

n
(Insurance) another name for life assurance
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life′ insur`ance


n.
insurance providing for payment of a sum of money to a named beneficiary upon the death of the policyholder.
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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
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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
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009

life insurance

n. seguro, póliza de seguro; Mex. A. aseguranza.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
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