life assurance

noun
insurance paid to named beneficiaries when the insured person dies
-

in England they call life insurance life assurance

Syn: ↑life insurance
Hypernyms: ↑insurance

* * *

noun
chiefly Britain : life insurance

* * *

life assurance or life insurance noun
Insurance providing a sum of money for a specified beneficiary in the event of the policyholder's death, and sometimes for the policyholder if he or she reaches a specified age
• • •
Main Entry:life

* * *

life assurance UK US noun [uncountable] british
life insurance
Thesaurus: insuring and insurancehyponym types of tax and taxationhyponym

* * *

life assurance,
British. life insurance.

* * *

noun [noncount]
Brit :life insurance

* * *

ˈlife assurance [life assurance] noun uncountable (BrE)

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • life assurance — ➔ assurance * * * life assurance UK US noun [U] UK INSURANCE ► LIFE INSURANCE(Cf. ↑life insurance) …   Financial and business terms

  • life assurance — or insurance a contractual arrangement under which, in return for a stipulated premium, a life assurance company undertakes to pay, on the death of the life assured or on the occurrence of such other events as may be agreed, a specified sum of… …   Law dictionary

  • Life assurance — Life Life (l[imac]f), n.; pl. {Lives} (l[imac]vz). [AS. l[imac]f; akin to D. lijf body, G. leib body, MHG. l[imac]p life, body, OHG. l[imac]b life, Icel. l[imac]f, life, body, Sw. lif, Dan. liv, and E. live, v. [root]119. See {Live}, and cf.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • life assurance — An insurance policy that pays a specified amount of money on the death of the life assured or, in the case of an endowment assurance policy, on the death of the life assured or at the end of an agreed period, whichever is the earlier. Life… …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • life assurance — N UNCOUNT Life assurance is the same as life insurance. [BRIT] ...a life assurance policy …   English dictionary

  • life assurance — An insurance policy that pays a specified amount of money on the death of the life assured or, in the case of an endowment assurance policy, on the death of the life assured or at the end of an agreed period, whichever is the earlier. Life… …   Accounting dictionary

  • life assurance — noun Life assurance is used before these nouns: ↑policy …   Collocations dictionary

  • life assurance — gyvybės draudimas statusas Aprobuotas sritis draudimo veikla apibrėžtis Turtinių interesų, susijusių su fizinio asmens gyvybe ir (ar) kapitalo kaupimu, draudimas, kai dėl apdraustojo mirties, kitokio draudžiamojo įvykio arba draudimo sutartyje… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • life assurance — life as.surance n [U] BrE ↑life insurance …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • life assurance — noun Brit. another term for life insurance …   English new terms dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.