indemnification

noun

in·​dem·​ni·​fi·​ca·​tion in-ˌdem-nə-fə-ˈkā-shən How to pronounce indemnification (audio)
1
a
: the action of indemnifying
b
: the condition of being indemnified
2

Examples of indemnification in a Sentence

that insurance company is known to be slow when processing claims for indemnification
Recent Examples on the Web Among the biggest recipients of the agency’s bird flu indemnification funds from 2022 to this year were Jennie-O Turkey Store, which received more than $88 million, and Tyson Foods, which was paid nearly $30 million. Andrew Jacobs, New York Times, 2 Apr. 2024 The document attempts to be a non-disclosure, non-disparagement, intellectual property rights and indemnification agreement all at once for Diddy and anyone affiliated with him, in any shape or form. Devoun Cetoute, Miami Herald, 29 Mar. 2024 That means the state, as his employer, is liable for the fine and the woman's attorney fees under a legal principle called indemnification. Tim Evans, The Indianapolis Star, 1 Mar. 2024 This new policy, called the Copilot Copyright Commitment, is an expansion of Microsoft's existing intellectual property indemnification coverage, Reuters reports. Benj Edwards, Ars Technica, 8 Sep. 2023 The full scope of the costs and related impacts of this incident, including the extent to which these costs will be offset by our cybersecurity insurance or potential indemnification claims against third parties, has not been determined. Bill Hutchinson, ABC News, 14 Sep. 2023 This feature is offered with indemnification for the license and use of generative AI images for RCS’ enterprise customers. Naman Ramachandran, Variety, 22 Aug. 2023 Second, the indemnification provisions typically require the clients to allow the advisor to control the audit, which is something many clients may not want to do at that time. Daniel Mayo, Forbes, 21 June 2022 Advertisement The case has been pending since 2019, when Cohen alleged that the Trump Organization already had covered $1.7 million in legal bills based on indemnification agreements before the payments stopped. Shayna Jacobs, Washington Post, 21 July 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1732, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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The first known use of indemnification was in 1732

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“Indemnification.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/indemnification. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

Legal Definition

indemnification

noun
in·​dem·​ni·​fi·​ca·​tion in-ˌdem-ni-fə-ˈkā-shən How to pronounce indemnification (audio)
1
a
: the action of indemnifying
b
: the condition of being indemnified
2

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