workmen's compensation insurance
noun Date: circa 1917 workers' compensation

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Workmen's Compensation Act 1897 — was a United Kingdom Act of Parliament which dealt with the right of working people for compensation for personal injury.A workman was defined as, any person who is engaged in an employment to which this Act applies, whether by way of manual… …   Wikipedia

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  • workmen's compensation — noun Insurance that pays medical costs of personal injuries sustained by working …   Wiktionary

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  • compensation insurance — noun : workmen s compensation insurance …   Useful english dictionary

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