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adjuster

[uh-juhs-ter] /əˈdʒʌs tər/
noun
1.
a person or thing that adjusts.
2.
an insurance company representative who investigates claims and makes settlement recommendations based on the estimate of the damages and the company's liability.
Also, adjustor.
Origin
1665-1675
1665-75; adjust + -er1
Related forms
nonadjuster, noun
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adjuster

n.

1670s, agent noun in English form from adjust. Insurance sense is from 1830.

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