insurance agent

The insurance company representative and adviser who sells insurance policies. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary

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insurance agent UK US noun [C]
INSURANCE a person or company who gives advice about and sells insurance for an insurance company or number of insurance companies: »

A good insurance agent can be a very useful guide to the policies available.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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