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life assurance

a form of insurance providing for the payment of a specified sum to a named beneficiary on the death of the policyholder Also called life insurance
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  • There seem to have been no more than four companies for life assurance.

    London Walter Besant
  • Mr Francis tells us of the first known fraud in life assurance.

  • The rights of the life assurance Company had not occurred to him even yet.

    A Gamble with Life Silas K. Hocking
  • The distinguishing feature of the Institute is its applying the principle of life assurance in all its transactions.

  • A person nursing an infant for reward shall have no interest in the life of the child for the purposes of life assurance.

  • The life assurance offices certainly shared this view, for they would have none of me.

    The Record of Nicholas Freydon

    A. J. (Alec John) Dawson
  • Ay, and would have the answers to them as plain and palpable as the replies to a life assurance circular; but he could n't do it.

    Barrington Charles James Lever
  • Any one can belong to it by paying a dollar, and for twenty dollars one can become a life Ameliorator,—a sort of life assurance.

    Backlog Studies Charles Dudley Warner
  • The object to be gained, of course, I was made to believe, was getting the life assurance.

    The House by the Lock C. N. Williamson
  • Finally no life assurance agent marks them for his prey, and no income-tax tempts them to lie!

    London's Underworld Thomas Holmes

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