Definition of double indemnity in English:

double indemnity

Syllabification: dou·ble in·dem·ni·ty

noun

chiefly North American
  • Provision for payment of double the face amount of an insurance policy under certain conditions, e.g., when death occurs as a result of an accident.
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    • She had also tricked Albert into signing a double indemnity insurance policy on his own life shortly before the murder.
    • The instrument regulates the issues of double indemnity and the conditions for allowing and denying extradition.
    • Or: ‘If I persuade my lover to kill my husband, but make it look like an accident, I can claim double indemnity.’

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