actuarial


actuarial
actuary ac‧tu‧a‧ry [ˈæktʆuəri ǁ -tʆueri] noun actuaries PLURALFORM [countable]
INSURANCE JOBS someone whose job is to calculate risks, in order to advise insurance companies or pension fund S:

• Such information needs to be made available to actuaries, insurers, and those advising employers.

— actuarial adjective [only before a noun] :

• He has calculated that, based on actuarial tables (= lists of figures used to calculate risks ) , he can count on living about 9,000 more days.

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actuarial UK US /ˌæktʃuˈeəriəl/ adjective
relating to calculations of risk for insurance companies and pension funds, especially calculations of the age to which people are expected to live. The companies and funds use the results to make certain that they always have enough money to make payments to the people who have a right to them: »

Companies currently use actuarial assumptions to determine whether their pension fund shows a surplus or a deficit.

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an actuarial calculation/assessment/evaluation

relating to the job of being an actuary: »

The debate is dividing the actuarial profession.

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an actuarial adviser/consultant

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an actuarial firm/consultancy

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actuarial work/advice/skills


Financial and business terms. 2012.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Actuarial — Ac tu*a ri*al, a. Of or pertaining to actuaries; as, the actuarial value of an annuity. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • actuarial — actuariál adj. m., pl. actuariáli; f. sg. actuariálă, pl. actuariále Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  ACTUARIÁL, Ă adj. (despre calcule) efectuat de actuar. (< fr. actuarie …   Dicționar Român

  • actuarial — [ak΄cho͞o er′ē əl] adj. 1. of actuaries or their work 2. calculated by actuaries actuarially adv. * * * See actuary. * * * …   Universalium

  • actuarial — actuarial. adj. Perteneciente o relativo al actuario de seguros o a sus funciones. * * * ► adjetivo Relativo al actuario de seguros o a sus funciones …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • actuarial — ac·tu·ar·i·al /ˌak chə wer ē əl, ˌak shə / adj 1: of or relating to actuaries 2: relating to statistical calculation esp. of life expectancy ac·tu·ar·i·al·ly adv Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • actuarial — (adj.) 1869, from ACTUARY (Cf. actuary) + AL (Cf. al) (1). Related: Actuarially …   Etymology dictionary

  • actuarial — |at| adj. 2 g. Relativo a atuário ou à sua atividade.   ‣ Etimologia: atuário + al   ♦ [Portugal] Grafia de atuarial antes do Acordo Ortográfico de 1990.   ♦ Grafia no Brasil: atuarial …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • actuarial — adj. Perteneciente o relativo al actuario de seguros o a sus funciones …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • actuarial — [ak΄cho͞o er′ē əl] adj. 1. of actuaries or their work 2. calculated by actuaries actuarially adv …   English World dictionary

  • actuarial — [[t]æ̱ktʃue͟əriəl[/t]] ADJ: ADJ n Actuarial means relating to the work of an actuary. The company s actuarial report must be made available on demand …   English dictionary


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