[ self-in-shoor-uhns, self- ]
/ ˈsɛlf ɪnˈʃʊər əns, ˌsɛlf- /
insurance of one's property or interests against possible loss by the establishing of a special fund for the purpose instead of seeking coverage with an underwriter.
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Origin of self-insurance
First recorded in 1895–1900
Words nearby self-insurance
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British Dictionary definitions for self-insurance
the practice of insuring oneself or one's property by accumulating a reserve out of one's income or funds rather than by purchase of an insurance policy
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