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reinsurance

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noun re·in·sur·ance \ˌrē-ən-ˈshu̇r-ən(t)s also (ˌ)rē-ˈin-ˌ\

Definition of reinsurance

  1. :  insurance by another insurer of all or a part of a risk previously assumed by an insurance company



1755

First Known Use of reinsurance

1755

Rhymes with reinsurance


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