Definition of pre-need in English:


Syllabification: pre-need
Pronunciation: /ˌprēˈnēd/


Denoting a scheme in which one pays in advance for a service or facility: pre-need funeral sales
More example sentences
  • The organization estimates that $10.2 billion is held in trust by funeral homes, and the remaining $11 billion rests in pre-need insurance policies.
  • Brown says Atlanta Life will focus on building its asset management and group reinsurance units and expand on its recent launch into the pre-need business.
  • So, long ago, they bought a ‘pre-need’ funeral package that included a headstone for their graves.

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