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Assurance

A chiefly British term for insurance.

assurance

a contractual saving arrangement whereby a person pays premiums at regular intervals to an INSURANCE COMPANY in return for a sum of money to be received at a later date. With life assurance a lump sum payment and/or annuity becomes due to the dependants of the person assured. With endowment assurance a lump sum payment and/or annuity is payable to the person assured at an agreed future date.

assurance

see INSURANCE.
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But your idea of assurances over there," said the great man, with a contemptuous wave of his hand towards a window giving on the broad thoroughfare, "seems to consist mainly in making the Secretary of State look a fool.
You will allow me to remark, Sir Ethelred, that so far I have had no opportunity to give you assurances of any kind.
I want your authority to give him such assurances of personal safety as I may think proper.
He was satisfied of there being no present danger in returning home, but no assurances could convince him that it was safe to stay; and while the others were variously urging and recommending, Mr.
He therefore dismissed her with assurances that he would very soon remove her out of the reach of that obloquy she had incurred; concluding with some additional documents, in which he recommended repentance, saying, "Consider, child, there is one still to reconcile yourself to, whose favour is of much greater importance to you than mine.
Both audit teams concluded that during the period reviewed the GAO's quality assurance system was suitably designed and operating effectively to provide reasonable assurance of conforming to applicable professional standards.
GAO was asked to determine the (1) types, amount, and coverage of financial assurances operators currently use; (2) extent to which financial assurance providers and others have paid to reclaim land not reclaimed by the operator since BLM began requiring financial assurances; and (3) reliability and sufficiency of BLM's automated information system (LR2000) for managing financial assurances for hardrock operations.
The answer is that certified products are listed on the National Information Assurance Partnership (NIAP) Web site at <niap.
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The plan of correction is integrated into the quality assurance system.