adjuster ad‧just‧er [əˈdʒʌstə ǁ -ər] noun [countable]
claims/​insurance/​loss adjuster INSURANCE a person or company whose job is to assess the value of loss or damage for someone who has claimed on their insurance:

• The loss adjuster feels there is likely to be a valid subsidence claim.

ˈaverage adˌjuster INSURANCE
an adjuster whose job is to calculate payments by insurers following Claims relating to ships and the goods they carry

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adjuster UK US (also adjustor) /əˈdʒʌstər/ noun [C] (also claims adjuster, also loss adjuster) INSURANCE
someone whose job is to get information about an accident, theft, etc. in order to decide how much money to pay an insurance customer: »

Avoid making major repairs until your adjuster has surveyed the damage.


An insurance adjuster estimated the damage at more than $1 million.

See also AVERAGE ADJUSTER(Cf. ↑average adjuster)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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