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underwrite en inglés británico

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underwriteverb [ T ]

uk /ˌʌn.dərˈaɪt/ us /ˈʌn.dɚ.raɪt/ underwrote, underwritten
underwriter
noun [ C ] uk /ˈʌn.dərˌaɪ.tər/ us /ˈʌn.dɚˌraɪ.t̬ɚ/

(Definición de underwrite del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

underwrite en inglés americano

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underwriteverb [ T ]

us /ˈʌn·dərˌrɑɪt/ past tense underwrote /ˈʌn·dərˌroʊt/ , past participle underwritten /ˈʌn·dərˌrɪt·ən/

to support something that costs money by promising to pay for it, or by promising to pay if necessary to protect others who are risking their money:

The museum show was largely underwritten by a grant from the government of Sweden.

(Definición de underwrite del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

underwrite en inglés de negocios

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underwriteverb [ T ]

/ˌʌndəˈraɪt/ uk us underwrote, underwritten

FINANCE to give an activity financial support and take responsibility for paying any costs if it fails:

He underwrote a friend's development company in New York.
Many businesses have underwritten the event.

INSURANCE if a company underwrites an insurance policy or someone's property, it agrees to pay out money in cases of damage, loss, etc.:

Why should insurance companies underwrite policies for people moving into areas that have a high probability of wildfires?

STOCK MARKET if a financial organization underwrites new shares when they are offered for sale, it agrees to buy any shares that are not sold:

The firm underwrote $12 billion of securities last year.
The rights issue is fully underwritten.

(Definición de underwrite del Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)