life assurance

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n life assurance insurance paid to named beneficiaries when the insured person dies "in England they call life insurance life assurance"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Life assurance See Life insurance, below.
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Quotations

  • Fran Lebowitz
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    “Stand firm in your refusal to remain conscious during algebra. In real life, I assure you, there is no such thing as algebra.”

Usage

In literature:

He assured us that he intended to begin again a new life, and we agreed to help start him.
"A Labrador Doctor" by Wilfred Thomason Grenfell
Most assuredly I have been deeply touched while reading the account of the first year of your married life, so very painful to you.
"Artists' Wives" by Alphonse Daudet
I never felt better in my life, but my friends all assured me that I looked ill.
"The Confessions of a Caricaturist, Vol 2 (of 2)" by Harry Furniss
My life hasn't been one of unmixed gayety, I assure you, not by a long shot.
"Tin-Types Taken in the Streets of New York" by Lemuel Ely Quigg
By ARTHUR SCRATCHLEY, M.A., Actuary to the Western Life Assurance Society, 3.
"Notes and Queries, Number 197, August 6, 1853" by Various
He was riding along the breastworks, and in the act as I am assured, of saving a friend's life, was shot through to the left lung.
"Campaigns of a Non-Combatant," by George Alfred Townsend
Assuredly, if he could, he would sell his life dearly.
"Godfrey Morgan" by Jules Verne
Miss Pike was a most sensible young lady, and knew better than to scream; but I assure you she never felt more like screaming in her life.
"The Twin Cousins" by Sophie May
In 1830 the New York Life and Trust Company was the only life assurance company in New York.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 18, No. 107, September, 1866" by Various
I can assure you, Evariste, that she only desires a hard-working, exemplary life and her fondest wish is to be reconciled to her friends.
"The Gods are Athirst" by Anatole France
Assure me that I yet may change these shadows you have shown me by an altered life?
"A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens
May he fear day and night, and have none assurance of his life.
"The Northern Iron" by George A. Birmingham
I remember of thinking how I had begun life with full assurance of my power over all the world and, above all, over myself.
"The Blue Wall" by Richard Washburn Child
When his life was assured, the child became not only gentle, but remarkable for his sweetness and delicacy of feeling.
"Spontaneous Activity in Education" by Maria Montessori
Overbeck, as soon as his prospects in life became somewhat assured, married.
"Overbeck" by J. Beavington Atkinson
I assure you, madame," he continued, turning toward Charlotte, "that your child could not endure such a life.
"Jack" by Alphonse Daudet
I assured her that it was half of life, according to my notion.
"Looking Backward" by Edward Bellamy
WESTERN LIFE ASSURANCE AND ANNUITY SOCIETY, 3.
"Notes and Queries, Number 78, April 26, 1851" by Various
WESTERN LIFE ASSURANCE AND ANNUITY SOCIETY, 3.
"Notes and Queries, Number 79, May 3, 1851" by Various
WESTERN LIFE ASSURANCE AND ANNUITY SOCIETY.
"Notes and Queries, Number 203, September 17, 1853" by Various
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In poetry:

Arcturus! from the abysses vast
That hush the Voices of thy strife,
Has heard a whisper unto Life,
Assuring that she rest at last?
"The Testimony of the Suns" by George Sterling
Yes, Life! in hope, for ever luring on, I wrestle in the crowd of men and manners,
Assured at last to find thy Battle won,
And Victory fanning me with purple banners.
"What We All Feel" by Martin Farquhar Tupper
What aim, what end indeed? Our being runs
In a closed circle. All we know or see
Tends to assure us that a thousand Suns,
Teeming perchance with life, have ceased to be.
"The Window Overlooking The Harbour" by Laurence Hope
O, they knew fear, be assured, as the brave must know it,
With youth and its happiness bidding their last good-byes;
Till thoughts, more dear
Than life, cast out all fear.
"The Vindictive" by Alfred Noyes
From Christ, each has receiv'd his mortal wound,
Though in them still some signs of life are found;
Yet all the salves, in all the world, can't cure
Their heart-felt anguish, or their lives assure.
"Advice, To Search For The Lord Jesus Christ" by Rees Prichard
Let me once only weep in the assurance blest
That I am not girt round with human scorn,
Let me but sleep once more upon thy gentle breast,
Forgetting in my childish, deeply-dreaming rest
The loss and failure of my life forlorn!
"The Old Grey House" by Semen Yakovlevich Nadson

In news:

Father's Day: Ex-QBs assure Big Ben that fatherhood is a life-changer.
) An elegant, assured novel that tells the story of a woman's life in two narratives: one as she remembers her life, one as she passes from it.
Proven technology is helping to assure greater production capacity and also making life easier than in the past for the maintenance team at an Arkansas Albermarle facility.
ERISA, Firestone Tire and Rubber Co. V Bruch, Helfman v GE Group Life Assur.
K.-based Prudential PLC has agreed to acquire the life-assurance unit of Thailand's Thanachart Bank for $585 million, underscoring the keen interest among global insurers and investors in the fast-growing Southeast Asian market.
Prudential to Buy Thai Thanachart Life Assurance for $585M.
U.K.-based Prudential PLC (PRU.LN) has agreed to acquire the life-assurance unit of Thailand's Thanachart Bank for $585 million, underscoring the keen interest among global insurers and investors in the fast-growing Southeast Asian market.
Kyra, who once rode in Tom's limousines, now takes a cross-town bus and hour and half to her school, lives in a freezing apartment , and assures Tom that she has found meaning in her life, if not happiness.
The intent of the Architecture Assurance Process is to ensure that ongoing projects have the right architectural assumptions and that in-flight projects receive architectural guidance throughout the life cycle.
Prudential to Buy Thai Thanachart Life Assurance .
U.K.-based Prudential PLC (PRU.LN) has agreed to acquire the life- assurance unit of Thailand's Thanachart Bank for $585 million, underscoring the keen interest among global insurers and investors in the fast-growing Southeast Asian market.
Javier Colon's family and friends were so excited when he won the first season of "The Voice," they assured him that he was set for life - and famous.
Doctors have assured Calvino Inman, 15, of rural Rockwood, Tenn. His life isn't in danger.
Real Life Standards and Extra Assurance for Parents.
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In science:

Outside of these ranges, complexity, and life, would not be possible. A little reflection also assures us, besides, that it is the underlying physics of the multiverse generating process which induces certain common features of structure and content in all the universes it produces, despite their great variety.
Retroduction, Multiverse Hypotheses and Their Testability
Our observations echoed those of Croll [Croll, 2005]: 'there is almost no spreadsheet software quality assurance or appreciation of the software development life cycle as it might relate to spreadsheets'.
Controlling End User Computing Applications - a case study
Thus, software quality assurance (SQA) needs to be addressed keeping in view the new strategies, tool, methodologies and techniques applicable to software development life cycle.
Improvement of Key Problems of Software Testing in Quality Assurance
STLC) Software Development Life Cycle, Integration Testing, (SCM) Software Configuration Management, Web-based applications assurance.
Quality Assurance And Integration Testing Aspects In Web Based Applications
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