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adjuster

noun [C] (also adjustor)
 
 
/əˈdʒʌstər/ (also claims adjuster, also loss adjuster) INSURANCE
someone whose job is to get information about an accident, theft, etc. in order to decide how much money to pay an insurance customer: Avoid making major repairs until your adjuster has surveyed the damage. An insurance adjuster estimated the damage at more than $1 million.
→ See also average adjuster
(Definition of adjuster from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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