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G.A.

1.
General Agent.
2.
General Assembly.
3.
Also, g.a. G/A. Insurance. general average.

general average

noun
1.
Insurance. any damage or loss to a ship or its cargo voluntarily sustained, as freight jettisoned in a storm, by all parties to a voyage (distinguished from particular average).
Abbreviation: G.A.
Origin
1690-1700
1690-1700
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British Dictionary definitions for g a

general average

noun
1.
(insurance) loss or damage to a ship or its cargo that is shared among the shipowners and all the cargo owners GA Compare particular average
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