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annuitant

Syllabification: an·nu·i·tant
Pronunciation: /əˈn(y)o͞oəd(ə)nt
 
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Definition of annuitant in English:

noun

formal
A person who receives an annuity.
Example sentences
  • The dramatic difference in rates charged means that Strategic Capital pays annuitants thousands of dollars more cash now for their structured settlement payments.
  • Another element of the Bill is that it facilitates the enhanced collection powers of the Department, making it more difficult for annuitants to fall into debt.
  • As an annuitant who cannot leave Equitable, I demand that the Penrose report be published in its entirety as soon as possible and that open hearings be granted now.

Origin

early 18th century: from annuity, on the pattern of accountant.

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