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English definition of “deductible”


noun [C] US (Australian also deductable)     /dɪˈdʌktɪbl̩/ US   /-ṱə-/
an amount of money that is taken away from the money paid to an employee before it is given to them: The increase in the deductible could eat away a worker's entire pay increase for the year .
( UK excess) INSURANCE a part of the cost of an accident , loss , injury , etc. that you agree to pay yourself when you buy insurance : The company's insurance covers the cost of accidents , minus a $500 deductible, for members of all ages .
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