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life assurance

noun
  1. a form of insurance providing for the payment of a specified sum to a named beneficiary on the death of the policyholderAlso called: life insurance
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Historical Examples of life assurance

  • Perhaps ye have Gladstonian life-assurance offices in England?

    Ireland as It Is

    Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)

  • Ask secretaries of life-assurance companies if that is true, Miss Halcombe.

    The Woman in White

    Wilkie Collins

  • Life-assurance companies may be divided into three classes,—the stock, the mutual, and the mixed.

  • In America, the first life-assurance company open to all was the Pennsylvania, established in 1812.

  • Provision for life-assurance, the premiums being deducted from weekly or monthly wages, is also a part of their system.