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uninsurable risknoun [C or U]

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a ​situation that you cannot ​protect yourself against by ​buyinginsurance because it is impossible to ​calculate how likely it is to ​happen, or how much ​damage it will cause: In many ​cases catastrophes, such as earthquakes, have become uninsurable ​risks.
a ​situation for which an ​insurancecompany will not ​provideinsurance, because, for ​example, it is ​certain to ​happen: A ​person suffering from a ​terminal illness is considered to be an uninsurable ​risk.
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