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life insurance

noun [U] uk   us   (UK also life assurance)
a system in which you make regular payments to an insurance company in exchange for a fixed amount of money that will be paid to you when you reach a certain age, or paid to someone you have named, usually a member of your family, when you die
Translations of “life insurance”
in Chinese (Traditional) 人壽保險…
in Russian страхование жизни…
in Turkish yaşam sigortası…
in Chinese (Simplified) 人寿保险…
in Polish ubezpieczenie na życie…
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