Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “public liability”

public liability

noun [U]
 
 
INSURANCE, LAW
a situation in which a member of the public is hurt or damage is caused to their property by a company's actions or products: If you were sued, your house insurance should cover you for public liability. public liability claim/cover
(Definition of public liability from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of public liability?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More Business English definitions for “public liability”

Word of the Day

roost

When birds roost, they go somewhere to rest or sleep.

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More