adjective Date: 1810 that may be insured • insurability noun

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  • insurable — in‧sur‧a‧ble [ɪnˈʆʊərəbl ǁ ˈʆʊr ] adjective INSURANCE if something is insurable, it is possible to obtain insurance for it: • Almost everything is insurable provided the premium is adequate. * * * insurable UK US /ɪnˈʃɔːrəbl/ US  /ɪnˈʃʊərəbəl/… …   Financial and business terms

  • Insurable — In*sur a*ble, a. [From {Insure}.] Capable of being insured against loss, damage, death, etc.; proper to be insured. [1913 Webster] The French law annuls the latter policies so far as they exceed the insurable interest which remained in the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • insurable — in·sur·able /in shu̇r ə bəl/ adj: capable of or appropriate for being insured against loss, damage, or death: affording a sufficient ground for insurance in·sur·abil·i·ty /in ˌshu̇r ə bi lə tē/ n Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam… …   Law dictionary

  • insurable — insure ► VERB 1) arrange for compensation in the event of damage to or loss of (property, life, or a person), in exchange for regular payments to a company. 2) secure the payment of (a sum) in this way. 3) (insure against) protect (someone)… …   English terms dictionary

  • insurable — insurability, n. /in shoor euh beuhl, sherr /, adj. capable of being or proper to be insured, as against loss or harm. [1800 10; INSURE + ABLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • insurable — adjective Capable of being insured Ant: uninsurable …   Wiktionary

  • insurable — in·sur·a·ble || ɪn ʃʊrÉ™bl / ʃʊər adj. can be insured …   English contemporary dictionary

  • insurable — in·sur·able …   English syllables

  • insurable — /ɪnˈʃɔrəbəl/ (say in shawruhbuhl), / ˈʃʊə / (say shoouh ) adjective 1. capable of being insured, as against risk of loss or harm. 2. proper to be insured. –insurability /ɪnˌʃɔrəˈbɪləti/ (say in.shawruh biluhtee), noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • insurable — /ɪn ʃυərəb(ə)l/ adjective which can be insured …   Dictionary of banking and finance

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