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* * *loss adjuster UK US noun [C] (also adjuster, claims adjuster, loss assessor) INSURANCE► a person whose job is to decide how much money an insurance company should pay to a person or company whose property is damaged or lost: »
In the case of large claims, that is £1,000 or more, the insurer generally appoints a loss adjuster to manage the claim.»
Don't throw out sodden carpets or other damaged items before your insurer's loss adjuster examines them.
Financial and business terms. 2012.
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loss adjuster — noun An assessor employed by an insurance company, usu in fire damage claims • • • Main Entry: ↑loss * * * loss adjuster UK US noun [countable] [singular loss adjuster plural … Useful english dictionary
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loss adjuster — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms loss adjuster : singular loss adjuster plural loss adjusters business British someone whose job is to calculate how much an insurance company must pay to customers when they have made a claim on their insurance … English dictionary
loss adjuster — loss ad.juster n BrE someone who is employed by an insurance company to decide how much should be paid to people who make a ↑claim American Equivalent: insurance adjuster … Dictionary of contemporary English
loss adjuster — noun (C) BrE someone who is employed by an insurance company to decide how much should be paid to people who make claims on their insurance; insurance adjuster AmE … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
loss adjuster — Fin, Gen Mgt a professional person acting on behalf of an insurance company to assess the value of an insurance claim. [m1]Also known as claims adjuster … The ultimate business dictionary
loss adjuster — noun Brit. an insurance agent who assesses the amount of compensation that should be paid to a claimant … English new terms dictionary
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… … Financial and business terms