policyholder

noun
pol·​i·​cy·​hold·​er | \ ˈpä-lə-sē-ˌhōl-dər How to pronounce policyholder (audio) \

Definition of policyholder

: the owner of an insurance policy

Examples of policyholder in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web These options all have the possibility of benefiting a policyholder. Brandon Marz, Forbes, 21 May 2021 In some cases, the attorney would receive nothing and be forced to collect their fees from the policyholder. Ron Hurtibise, sun-sentinel.com, 16 Apr. 2021 Replacing that provision is one that requires policyholders to pay their attorney’s fee if the lawsuit recovers less than 20% of the difference between what the insurer offers and the policyholder demands. Ron Hurtibise, sun-sentinel.com, 3 May 2021 If the policyholder rejects the offer and triggers the 60-day notice, the insurer could request an additional 60 days to investigate — forcing the consumer to wait a total of 210 days after filing a claim to initiate a lawsuit. Ron Hurtibise, sun-sentinel.com, 16 Apr. 2021 This must be accompanied by a certificate in English or Spanish, giving the policyholder's name, the dates of coverage and guarantees as stipulated above. CNN, 14 Apr. 2021 While the sides go back and forth, the policyholder’s damage would remain unrepaired, Geller said. Ron Hurtibise, sun-sentinel.com, 16 Apr. 2021 That said, net premiums and policyholder fees are likely to see some growth in the current year with improvement in the economic conditions. Trefis Team, Forbes, 18 Mar. 2021 Further, the net income margin is likely to improve driven by lower policyholder benefits and a drop in general & administrative expenses as a % of revenues, leading to an EPS of $9.69 for FY2021. Trefis Team, Forbes, 18 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of policyholder

1818, in the meaning defined above

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“Policyholder.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/policyholder. Accessed 24 Jun. 2021.

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policyholder

noun

English Language Learners Definition of policyholder

: a person who owns an insurance policy

policyholder

noun
pol·​i·​cy·​hold·​er | \ ˈpä-lə-sē-ˌhōl-dər How to pronounce policyholder (audio) \

Legal Definition of policyholder

: the owner of an insurance policy

called also policyowner

— compare subject

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