assured


assured
I. assured as‧sured 1 [əˈʆʊəd ǁ əˈʆʊrd] noun
the ( life) assured INSURANCE the person or organization that will receive the money from an assurance agreement, or the person whose life is covered by the agreement; = the insured AmE:

• A policy is of no effect until the certificate is delivered to the assured.

  [m0] II. assured assured 2 adjective
an assured income/​supply/​market etc COMMERCE ECONOMICS something that you can rely on to be available:

• Joe's assured income persuaded the bank to lend him the money.

• Plentiful raw materials and assured markets had improved living standards.

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assured UK US /əˈʃʊəd/ adjective
certain to happen or be achieved: »

The agreement required South Korea to provide an assured market for American products.

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assured income/profit

INSURANCE that is referred to in an assurance agreement: »

The ""sum assured"" is normally the amount that will be paid out on a policy when the policy matures, or if you die before the term.

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This person will collect the benefit if the life assured (person named in the assurance policy) dies before the policy matures.

-assured — Cf. -assured
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assured UK US /əˈʃʊəd/ noun
the assured — Cf. the assured

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • assured — as·sured n pl assured or assureds: insured Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. assured …   Law dictionary

  • -assured — ► used in compound words to refer to products that meet certain quality standards: »farm assured meat »quality assured processes/standards Main Entry: ↑assured …   Financial and business terms

  • assured of — certain to have or get (something) They are not assured of being paid. [=it is not certain that they will be paid] She is assured of (getting/having) a job when she gets out of college. • • • Main Entry: ↑assured …   Useful english dictionary

  • assured — [adj1] absolutely certain beyond doubt, cinched, clear cut, clinched, confirmed, decided, definite, dependable, ensured, fixed, guaranteed, indubitable, insured, in the bag*, irrefutable, made certain, nailed down*, on ice*, pronounced, racked*,… …   New thesaurus

  • assured — (adj.) of persons, confident, self assured, late 14c., pp. adjective from ASSURE (Cf. assure). Related: Assuredly; assuredness …   Etymology dictionary

  • Assured — As*sured , a. Made sure; safe; insured; certain; indubitable; not doubting; bold to excess. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Assured — As*sured , n. One whose life or property is insured. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • assured — Confident, sanguine, sure, presumptuous Analogous words: fearless, unapprehensive, unafraid (see affirmative adjectives at FEARFUL): *cool, composed, unruffled, imperturbable, unflappable, collected Antonyms: abashed: timorous Contrasted words:… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • assured — ► ADJECTIVE 1) confident. 2) protected against change or ending. DERIVATIVES assuredly adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • assured — [ə shoord′] adj. 1. made sure; certain 2. confident; sure of oneself 3. Chiefly Brit. insured n. 1. the person to whom an insurance policy is payable 2. Chiefly Brit. the person whose life or property is insured assuredly [ə shoor′id lē] adv …   English World dictionary


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