participating insurance


noun

insurance in which the policyholders receive dividends and share in the surplus earnings of the company.

Nearby words

  1. participaction,
  2. participance,
  3. participant,
  4. participant observation,
  5. participate,
  6. participating preferred,
  7. participation,
  8. participative,
  9. participatory,
  10. participatory democracy

Origin of participating insurance

First recorded in 1950–55

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British Dictionary definitions for participating insurance

participating insurance

noun

a system of insurance by which policyholders receive dividends from the company's profit or surplus
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