policyholder

[pol-uh-see-hohl-der]
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noun

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

Nearby words

  1. policier,
  2. policlinic,
  3. policy,
  4. policy loan,
  5. policy science,
  6. policymaker,
  7. policymaking,
  8. policyowner,
  9. polignac,
  10. polio

Origin of policyholder

An Americanism dating back to 1850–55; policy2 + holder

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British Dictionary definitions for policyholder

policyholder

noun

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