whole-life

adjective
\ ˈhōl-ˈlīf How to pronounce whole-life (audio) \

Definition of whole-life

: of, relating to, or being life insurance with a fixed premium for the life of the policyholder and a cash value that can be redeemed on sale of the policy or can be the basis of low-interest loans

First Known Use of whole-life

1832, in the meaning defined above

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“Whole-life.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/whole-life. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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