Translation of "insurance policy" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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insurance policynoun [ C ]

uk /ɪnˈʃɔː.rəns ˌpɒl.ə.si/ us /ɪnˈʃɔːr.əns ˌpɑː.lə.si/

a written agreement for insurance between an insurance company and a person who wants insurance

I took out a travel insurance policy before I boarded the plane. 我在上飞机之前买了旅行保险。
figurative There's one particular job I'm after but I'm applying for several others as an insurance policy (= because I might not get the job I want). 有一份工作我特别想得到,但为了保险起见我也申请了其他几份工作。

(Translation of “insurance policy” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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