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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Insure again by assuming all or a part of the liability of an insurance company already covering a risk; Insure again by transferring to another insurance company all or a part of a liability assumed; Provide additional insurance for.

Usage examples (31)
  • Do you "reinsure" annuity contracts with insurance companies?
  • "Why shouldn't we reinsure them?" said the Vice-President.
  • Earlier this week, MBIA struck a deal to reinsure municipal bonds.
  • And I will reinsure it I guess and then figure out what I am doing later on. for more
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