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particular average

noun, Marine Insurance.
a loss at sea, as through accident or negligence, that is borne solely by the owner of the lost property.
Abbreviation: P.A.
Also called particular average loss.
Compare general average.
Origin of particular average
1765-75 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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particular average

(insurance) partial damage to or loss of a ship or its cargo affecting only the shipowner or one cargo owner PA Compare general average
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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