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noun un·der·in·sur·ance \ˌən-dər-in-ˈshu̇r-əns\

Legal Definition of underinsurance

  1. 1 :  insufficient insurance

  2. 2 :  insurance coverage protecting usually against uninsured or underinsured motorists by compensating the insured if the tortfeasor's liability policy limits fall short of the insured's losses :  insurance providing uninsured motorist coverage

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