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Topic: INSURANCE

Date: 1500-1600
Language: Latin
Origin: actuarius, from actum; ACT1

actuary

noun
     
ac‧tu‧a‧ry plural actuaries [countable]
BFIBO someone whose job is to advise insurance companies on how much to charge for insurance, after calculating the risks
actuarial adjective
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