policyholder

An individual who owns an insurance policy. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary

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policyholder pol‧i‧cy‧hold‧er [ˈpɒlsiˌhəʊldə ǁ ˈpɑːlsi ˌhoʊldər] also policy holder noun [countable] INSURANCE LAW
someone who has an insurance policy:

• The policyholder must inform the insurance company of any change of address.

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policyholder UK US (also policy holder) /ˈpɒləsiˌhəʊldər/ noun [C]
INSURANCE a person or group that has made an agreement with an insurance company that it will provide insurance against particular risks: »

The sickness cover pays out a lump sum if the policyholder is diagnosed as suffering from a serious illness.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • policyholder — [päl′ə sēhōl΄dər] n. a person to whom an insurance policy is issued …   English World dictionary

  • policyholder — UK [ˈpɒləsɪˌhəʊldə(r)] / US [ˈpɑləsɪˌhoʊldər] noun [countable] Word forms policyholder : singular policyholder plural policyholders business someone who has an insurance policy …   English dictionary

  • policyholder — [[t]pɒ̱lɪsihoʊldə(r)[/t]] policyholders also policy holder N COUNT A policyholder is a person who has an insurance policy with an insurance company. The first 10 per cent of legal fees will be paid by the policy holder …   English dictionary

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  • policyholder — noun Date: 1846 the owner of an insurance policy …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • policyholder — /pol euh see hohl deuhr/, n. the individual or firm in whose name an insurance policy is written; an insured. [1850 55, Amer.; POLICY2 + HOLDER] * * * …   Universalium

  • policyholder — noun A person who holds an insurance policy, especially the person whose life is insured …   Wiktionary

  • policyholder — pol|i|cy|hold|er [ˈpɔlısiˌhəuldə US ˈpa:lısiˌhouldər] n someone who has bought insurance for something …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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