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Topic: INSURANCE

Date: 1600-1700
Language: Latin
Origin: indemnis 'unharmed', from damnum 'damage'

indemnify

verb
     
in‧dem‧ni‧fy past tense and past participle indemnified, present participle indemnifying, third person singular indemnifies [transitive] law
1 [+ against/for]SCLBFI to promise to pay someone if something they own is damaged or lost
2 [+ for]SCLBFI to pay someone money because of loss, injury, or damage that they have suffered
indemnification noun [uncountable and countable]
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