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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Protecting against future loss by setting aside money to cover possible losses rather than by purchasing a policy.

Usage examples (37)
  • Not buying health insurance is a form of self-insurance.
  • The tax is not really on income, but is on self-insurance.
  • It is backstopped in this promise by its own self-insurance.
  • The purchase of a large deductible is also a form of self-insurance. for more
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