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/ˌkoʊ ɪnˈʃʊər əns, -ˈʃɜr-/
underwritten jointly with another or others.
a form of property insurance in which an insurer assumes liability only for that proportion of a loss which the amount of insurance bears to a specified percentage of the value of the property.
a form of health insurance in which the insured party contributes a specified percentage of the total cost of medical expenses after a deductible has been reached.
the percentage contributed by the insured party:
My coinsurance is 20%.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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a method of insurance by which property is insured for a certain percentage of its value by a commercial insurance policy while the owner assumes liability for the remainder
joint insurance held by two or more persons
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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