accident insurance


noun

insurance providing for loss resulting from accidental bodily injury.

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Origin of accident insurance

An Americanism dating back to 1865–70
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Example sentences from the Web for accident insurance

  • Ever since I have been a director in an accident-insurance company I have felt that I am a better man.

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British Dictionary definitions for accident insurance

accident insurance

noun

insurance providing compensation for accidental injury or death
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