the amount of money to be paid under the terms of an insurance policy to the designated beneficiary upon the death of the insured.
DISCOVER THE INFLUENCE OF PORTUGUESE ON ENGLISH VIA THIS QUIZ!
We’ve gathered some interesting words donated to English from Portuguese … as well as some that just don’t translate at all. Do you know what they mean?
Question 1 of 11
Which of the following animal names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese?
Origin of death benefit
First recorded in 1920–25
Words nearby death benefit
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