- a form of insurance providing for the payment of a specified sum to a named beneficiary on the death of the policyholderAlso called: life insurance
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Examples from the Web for life assurance
Perhaps ye have Gladstonian life-assurance offices in England?Ireland as It Is
Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)
Ask secretaries of life-assurance companies if that is true, Miss Halcombe.The Woman in White
Life-assurance companies may be divided into three classes,—the stock, the mutual, and the mixed.
In America, the first life-assurance company open to all was the Pennsylvania, established in 1812.
Provision for life-assurance, the premiums being deducted from weekly or monthly wages, is also a part of their system.Foot-prints of a letter carrier