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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Guarantee financial support of; Protect by insurance.

Usage examples (36)
  • The government has agreed to underwrite the project with a grant of £5 million.
  • Let me elaborate on why individual investors should never sell / "underwrite" financial options / insurance:
  • The same Board member told Slugger O'Toole Mr Baggott in no sense gave any commitment to 'underwrite' anyone's job when the current full time reserves leave the PSNI.
  • And then they said they wanted to underwrite all year. for more
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