contingent beneficiary


noun Insurance.

a person who becomes the beneficiary if the primary beneficiary dies or is otherwise disqualified.

Nearby words

  1. contingency plan,
  2. contingency reserve,
  3. contingency table,
  4. contingency tax,
  5. contingent,
  6. contingent fee,
  7. contingent liability,
  8. contingent worker,
  9. continual,
  10. continually

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