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insurer

[in-shoo r-er, -shur-] /ɪnˈʃʊər ər, -ˈʃɜr-/
noun
1.
a person or company that contracts to indemnify another in the event of loss or damage; underwriter.
2.
a person or thing that insures.
3.
a person who sells insurance.
Origin
1645-1655
1645-55; insure + -er1
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  • It is borne by the parties to whose property the misfortune happens or by their insurers.
  • But in practice the contributions are paid by the insurers of the several interests.
British Dictionary definitions for insurers

insurer

/ɪnˈʃʊərə; -ˈʃɔː-/
noun
1.
a person or company offering insurance policies in return for premiums
2.
a person or thing that insures
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Word Origin and History for insurers

insurer

n.

1650s, agent noun from insure.

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