policyholder

[ pol-uh-see-hohl-der ]
/ ˈpɒl ə siˌhoʊl dər /

noun

the individual or firm in whose name an insurance policy is written; an insured.

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Origin of policyholder

An Americanism dating back to 1850–55; policy2 + holder
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British Dictionary definitions for policyholder

policyholder
/ (ˈpɒlɪsɪˌhəʊldə) /

noun

a person or organization in whose name an insurance policy is registered
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