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noun [U] uk   /ɪnˈʃɔː.rəns/  us   /-ˈʃɔːr.əns/
B2 an agreement in which you pay a company money and they pay your costs if you have an accident, injury, etc.: life/health/car/travel insurance I'll need to take out extra car insurance for another driver. The insurance doesn't cover you for (= include) household items.
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in Korean 보험…
in Arabic تَأمين…
in Portuguese seguro…
in Catalan assegurança…
in Japanese 保険…
in Italian assicurazione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 保險…
in Russian страхование…
in Turkish sigorta…
in Chinese (Simplified) 保险…
in Polish ubezpieczenie…
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