insurance policy

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n insurance policy written contract or certificate of insurance "you should have read the small print on your policy"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Stanley Kubrick approached Lloyd's of London about an insurance policy in case extraterrestrial life was discovered before the release of his movie 2001: A Space Odyssey.
    • Insurance policy a certificate of insurance; the document containing the contract made by an insurance company with a person whose property or life is insured.
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Quotations

  • Wes Smith
    Wes Smith
    “The chief beneficiary of life insurance policies for young, single people is the life insurance agent.”

Usage

In literature:

But I think the wisest investment we have made is the insurance policy which we have taken out on Alice's life.
"The House" by Eugene Field
Even the purest selfishness would dictate a policy of social insurance.
"The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice" by Stephen Leacock
He took out, in short, an insurance policy, by which he was infallibly secured eternal life at death.
"Natural Law in the Spiritual World" by Henry Drummond
Lena, can't we believe that our marriage certificate had an affection insurance policy given with it?
"Jewel Weed" by Alice Ames Winter
There are no private papers, but they find two notices that the insurance policy has expired.
"Floyd Grandon's Honor" by Amanda Minnie Douglas
The insurance policy had lapsed, and he had failed to renew it.
"Lippincott's Magazine, Vol. 22, November, 1878" by Various
Maybe we're the government's insurance policy.
"This Crowded Earth" by Robert Bloch
I have been authorized in writing by over 16,000 policy-holders, carrying over fifty-four millions of insurance, to act for them.
"Frenzied Finance" by Thomas W. Lawson
Jafe had that insurance policy of his in case he never did make the big strike.
"The Risk Profession" by Donald Edwin Westlake
A knowledge of stage dancing is a life insurance policy that pays big dividends during one's lifetime.
"The Art of Stage Dancing" by Ned Wayburn
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In news:

Just as aging Baby Boomers are realizing they may need long-term care insurance, the marketplace is shrinking, the cost of premiums is soaring, and providers are altering the policies they offer.
Tread carefully when altering crop insurance policy .
Insurance policy up to date.
Redskins work out P Ricky Schmitt as insurance policy .
Woman finds confusing language in insurance policy .
City approves new health insurance policy .
The Cassville City Council approved a health insurance benefits policy with Connell Insurance, Inc, at its regularly scheduled meeting on Sept 6.
Post-Katrina, many insurance companies have altered policies to save themselves money.
Pack house, check insurance policy .
Investigators in Aruba are examining a travel insurance policy and digital photographs linked to a detained Gaithersburg man and his missing traveling companion, Aruban Solicitor General Taco Stein said in an interview Thursday.
The life- insurance policy .
Udoka provides insurance policy .
The writing of this year's biggest Bronco insurance policy resumes.
Health insurance policy being rebid.
Reacting to their employees' outrage over a health insurance deductible proposed at $2,500 - up from $500 - county commissioners are shopping for a new policy.
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In science:

Dyson sees it in an optimistic way, as an insurance policy that science will go on forever.
Incompleteness, Complexity, Randomness and Beyond
King, G., Gakidou, E., Ravishankar, N., Moore, R., Lakin, J., Vargas, M., Tellez-Rojo, M., Avila, J., Hernandez Avila, M. and Hernandez Llamas, H. (2007). A “politically robust” experimental design for public policy evaluation, with application to the Mexican universal health insurance program. J.
Comment: The Essential Role of Pair Matching in Cluster-Randomized Experiments, with Application to the Mexican Universal Health Insurance Evaluation
Public policy for the poor? A randomised assessment of the Mexican universal health insurance programme.
Rejoinder: Matched Pairs and the Future of Cluster-Randomized Experiments
Insurance Company with Proportional Reinsurance Policy.
Optimal Dividend and reinsurance strategy of a Property Insurance Company under Catastrophe Risk
It calls for the cloud purchaser underwriting an insurance policy to hedge against price increases.
Pricing of insurance policies against cloud storage price rises
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