adverse selection

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noun Insurance.

the process of singling out potential customers who are considered higher risks than the average.

Nearby words

  1. adversative asyndeton,
  2. adverse,
  3. adverse possession,
  4. adverse pressure gradient,
  5. adverse reaction,
  6. adversely,
  7. adversity,
  8. advert,
  9. advertence,
  10. advertency

Also called antiselection.

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