property damage insurance


: insurance protecting against all or part of an individual's legal liability for damage done (as by his or her automobile) to the property of another

Examples of property damage insurance in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There’s an assumption that property owners take all the risk because a tenant may default on the rent or cause property damage insurance would cover the damage and the concentration is on tenant screening. Christopher Elliott, Forbes, 9 Apr. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1946, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of property damage insurance was circa 1946

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“Property damage insurance.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Dec. 2023.

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