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overinsured

Line breaks: over|insured
Pronunciation: /əʊv(ə)rɪnˈʃʊəd
 
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Definition of overinsured in English:

adjective

Having excessive insurance cover: many corporations have discovered that they were considerably overinsured
More example sentences
  • Japan, the world's second-largest market for insurance, is often called the most overinsured nation.
  • I read an article the other day saying that the majority of Americans are overinsured.
  • However, one evening I was watching a television programme that showed how the vast majority of homeowners are overinsured.

Derivatives

overinsurance

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noun

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