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American English: /ɪnˈʃʊr/
British English: /ɪnˈʃɔː/
, /ɪnˈʃʊə/

Translation of insure in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • 1 (Finance) he insured his life for $500,000
    se hizo un seguro de vida de 500.000 dólares
    I'm insured to drive any car
    con mi seguro puedo manejar or (Spain) conducir cualquier coche
    the sum insured
    la cantidad asegurada
    to insure something/somebody against something
    asegurar algo/a alguien contra algo
    you must insure yourself/your home against fire
    tienes que asegurarte/asegurar la casa contra incendios
    we're insured against all risks
    estamos asegurados contra todo riesgo
    Example sentences
    • The wife shall ensure the property is fully insured for all perils to closing at her expense and for full insurable value.
    • No carrier will insure a high-risk property if a loss of, say, $3 billion would wipe out the company before government aid kicks in.
    • Both insure against loss or damage to gear and set premiums on declared value.
    Example sentences
    • First, that it was an ordinary personal accident policy whereby payment of the sums insured was independent of any fault by anybody.
    • So… are the sums insured up to date and adequate?
    Example sentences
    • But either they cover the risks required to be insured against by section 143 and 145 of the Road Traffic Act 1972 and applied by the certificates or they do not.
    • GE is certainly going to suffer a net economic loss if any of their executives or even middle managers drop dead - are you going to keep them from insuring the risk?
    • Well, I mean, you would have to know exactly what he means by insuring the risks.

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