underinsure


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underinsure

(ˌʌndərɪnˈʃʊə)
vb
(Insurance) to provide with inadequate insurance to cover the cost of a loss

un•der•in•sure

(ˌʌn dər ɪnˈʃʊər, -ˈʃɜr)

v.t. -sured, -sur•ing.
to insure for an amount less than the true or replacement value.
[1890]
Translations

underinsure

[ˌʌndərɪnˈʃʊəʳ] VTasegurar por debajo del valor real
to be underinsuredestar infraasegurado
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The policyholder is required to purchase an amount of insurance equal to at least a certain percentage of the value of the insured property (usually 80 percent) or suffer a proportionate "penalty" to the extent he underinsures.