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floating policy

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  1. (in marine insurance) a policy that provides protection of a broad nature for shipments of merchandise and that is valid continuously until canceled.
  2. floater(def 7).

Origin of floating policy

An Americanism dating back to 1830–40
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British Dictionary definitions for floating policy

floating policy

  1. (in marine insurance) a policy covering loss of or damage to specified goods irrespective of the ship in which they are consigned
  2. another term for floater (def. 4)
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