insurance policy Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Meaning of “insurance policy” in the English Dictionary

"insurance policy" in British English

See all translations

insurance policynoun [C]

uk   us  
a written ​agreement for ​insurance between an ​insurancecompany and a ​person who ​wantsinsurance: I took out a ​travelinsurancepolicy before I ​boarded the ​plane.figurative There's one ​particularjob I'm after but I'm ​applying for several ​others as an ​insurancepolicy (= because I might not get the ​job I ​want).
(Definition of insurance policy from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"insurance policy" in Business English

See all translations

insurance policynoun [C]

uk   us  
INSURANCE a ​documentstating the ​agreement between an ​insurancecompany and a ​person or ​company that has ​arrangedinsurance with it: take out/apply for/have an insurance policy To make sure that your ​employer can ​pay the ​compensation, they must take out an ​insurancepolicy. a travel/accident ​insurancepolicy a household/​lifeinsurancepolicy
(Definition of insurance policy from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “insurance policy”
in Chinese (Simplified) 保险契约,保险单…
in Chinese (Traditional) 保險契約,保險單…
What is the pronunciation of insurance policy?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More meanings of “insurance policy”

Word of the Day

parade

a large number of people walking or in vehicles, all going in the same direction, usually as part of a public celebration of something

Word of the Day

I used to work hard/I’m used to working hard (Phrases with ‘used to’)
I used to work hard/I’m used to working hard (Phrases with ‘used to’)
by Kate Woodford,
February 10, 2016
On this blog, we like to look at words and phrases in the English language that learners often have difficulty with. Two phrases that can be confused are ‘used to do something’ and ‘be used to something/doing something’. People often use one phrase when they mean the other, or they use the wrong

Read More 

farecasting noun
farecasting noun
February 08, 2016
predicting the optimum date to buy a plane ticket, especially on a website or using an app A handful of new and updated websites and apps are trying to perfect the art of what’s known as farecasting – predicting the best date to buy a ticket.

Read More