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endowment insurance

noun
  1. life insurance providing for the payment of a stated sum to the insured if he or she lives beyond the maturity date of the policy, or to a beneficiary if the insured dies before that date.
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Origin of endowment insurance

An Americanism dating back to 1860–65
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