an actuarial table showing the percentage of persons who die at any given age, compiled from statistics on selected population groups or on former policyholders.
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Also called life table.
Origin of mortality table
First recorded in 1875–80
Words nearby mortality table
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British Dictionary definitions for mortality table
insurance an actuarial table indicating life expectancy and death frequency for a given age, occupation, etc
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