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adjustor

[uh-juhs-ter]
noun
  1. adjuster.
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Origin of adjustor

Related formsnon·ad·jus·tor, noun

adjuster

or ad·jus·tor

[uh-juhs-ter]
noun
  1. a person or thing that adjusts.
  2. 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
Related formsnon·ad·just·er, noun
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Word Origin and History for adjustor

n.

1857, of certain muscles, agent noun in Latin form from adjust (v.).

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adjuster

n.

1670s, agent noun in English form from adjust. Insurance sense is from 1830.

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