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insureverb

uk   /ɪnˈʃɔːr/ us   /ɪnˈʃʊr/
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insureverb

us   /ɪnˈʃʊər/
  • insure verb (MAKE CERTAIN)

also ensure to make something certain, or to be certain about something: [+ (that) clause] Because of the importance of the game, we wanted to insure (that) it would be televised. [T] We had reporters check to insure the accuracy of the story.
  • insure verb (PROTECT)

[T] to protect yourself or your property against damage or loss by making regular payments to a company that will pay for the damage or loss if it happens: We’ve insured our house for $100,000.
(Definition of insure from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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insureverb [I or T]

uk   /ɪnˈʃʊər/ us   INSURANCE
to protect yourself against risk by buying insurance from a company that will provide an agreed amount of money if a particular event happens, for example if you are killed or injured or if your possessions are damaged or stolen: insure sb/sth/yourself against sth We hadn't insured the bicycles against theft. insure sth for sth The antique dealer said we should insure the desk for at least £2,000.
to provide insurance for someone or something: insure sb/sth against sth We can insure you against most of the risks involved in owning and operating a boat.
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(Definition of insure from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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