the amount of money to be paid under the terms of an insurance policy to the designated beneficiary upon the death of the insured.
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“Compliment” and “complement” had a shared meaning a long time ago, but today they are no longer interchangeable.
Origin of death benefit
First recorded in 1920–25
Words nearby death benefit
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