self–insure

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verb \-in-ˈshu̇r\

Definition of self–insure

  1. :  to insure oneself; especially :  to practice self-insurance

self–insurer

play \-ˈshu̇r-ər\ noun

1932

First Known Use of self–insure

1932


Law Dictionary

self–insure

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transitive verb self–in·sure \ˌself-in-ˈshu̇r\

Legal Definition of self–insure

  1. :  to insure by self-insurance (as in workers' compensation) an employer wishing to self–insure its liability — Pennsylvania Statutes

  2. intransitive verb
  3. :  to use self-insurance a governmental agency that self–insures

self–insurer

noun

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