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actuarynoun [C]

uk   /ˈæk.tju.ə.ri/  us   /-er.i/
(Definition of actuary from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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actuarynoun [C]

uk   /ˈæktjuəri/  us   /-eri/ (plural actuaries)
a ​person whose ​job is to ​calculaterisk for ​insurancecompanies and pensionfunds, especially the age to which ​people are expected to ​live. The ​companies and ​funds use the ​results to make ​certain that they always have enough ​money to make ​payments to the ​people who have a ​right to them: Actuaries and ​auditors have a ​statutoryduty to ​report anything that ​exposes the ​assets of a ​pensionscheme to ​risk.
(Definition of actuary from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “actuary”
in Chinese (Simplified) 保险精算师,保险计算员…
in Chinese (Traditional) 保險精算師,保險計算員…
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