underwriter

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un·der·writ·er

noun \ˈən-də(r)-ˌrī-tər\

Definition of UNDERWRITER

1
:  one that underwrites :  guarantor
2
a :  one that underwrites a policy of insurance :  insurer
b :  one who selects risks to be solicited or rates the acceptability of risks solicited
3
:  one that underwrites a security issue

First Known Use of UNDERWRITER

1622

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