Definition of insured in English:

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insured

Pronunciation: /inˈSHo͝ord/

adjective

Covered by insurance: the insured car a privately insured patient an insured risk
More example sentences
  • The additional attraction with all-risks cover is that this insurance covers your insured articles on a 24-hour basis in all locations worldwide.
  • Often it's cheaper to replace insured goods yourself rather than risk increased premiums.
  • The bill for an insured patient depends on the contract between the carrier and the hospital.

noun

(the insured) (plural same)
A person or organization covered by insurance.
Example sentences
  • This type of insurance is also known as critical illness cover and pays out a lump sum when the insured is diagnosed with a serious illness covered under the policy.
  • Essentially, it is an investment, similar to purchasing bonds that mature upon the insured's death.
  • The first question is whether the broker acts as agent of the insured, of the insurer, or of both.

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Syllabification: in·sured

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