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adjuster

or ad·jus·tor

[ uh-juhs-ter ]
/ əˈdʒʌs tər /
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noun

a person or thing that adjusts.
an insurance company representative who investigates claims and makes settlement recommendations based on the estimate of the damages and the company's liability.

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Origin of adjuster

First recorded in 1665–75; adjust + -er1

OTHER WORDS FROM adjuster

non·ad·just·er, noun
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