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noun [C]     /ˈæk.tju.ə.ri/ US  /-er.i/
a person who calculates how likely accidents , such as fire , flood , or loss of property , are to happen , and tells insurance companies how much they should charge their customers InsuranceStatistics
(Definition of actuary noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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