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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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Composing for himself an innocent face, he opened a door, and went in with the assurance of a nice and privileged child.
"You shall not be troubled with them, Sir Ethelred," the Assistant Commissioner began, with a calm and untroubled assurance. While he was speaking the hands on the face of the clock behind the great man's back - a heavy, glistening affair of massive scrolls in the same dark marble as the mantelpiece, and with a ghostly, evanescent tick - had moved through the space of seven minutes.
"Miss Smith!message to Miss Smith!What could she possibly mean!" And he repeated her words with such assurance of accent, such boastful pretence of amazement, that she could not help replying with quickness,
'At any rate,' resumed she, pursuing her advantage, 'you can console yourself with the assurance that you are worthy of all the love he gives to you.'
The more he thought upon it the more positive he became that not only was there no assurance in her words that she loved him, but none either in any act of hers.
diplomatic assurances to foreign countries are not taken lightly and that in the case of Taiwan, assurances that Washington has made to the security of Taiwan remain stable, and look to remain so moving forward.
ISLAMABAD -- A meeting of Standing Committee on Government Assurances was held under the Chairmanship of Mr.
Lenders will sometimes pressure CPAs to provide assurance-type opinions regarding the financial strength of their clients, requesting verification of tax information, employment, or self-employment; and assurances that the client's business will not be impacted by having to repay a loan.
Microcred Tunisie et CARTE Assurances ont signe une convention de partenariat aux termes de laquelle les clients de Microcred auront acces aux services de micro assurance, notamment l'assurance emprunteur.
In 2001, federal regulations began requiring operators to provide financial assurances before they began exploration or mining operations.
Groupe BPCE and CNP Assurances have agreed to extend, as of 1 January 2020, the agreements entered into in 2015 between BPCE/Natixis and CNP Assurances (ADE, collective savings and health products, in particular) from 31 December 2022 to 31 December 2030.
Consumer perceptions of CPA WebTrust assurances: Evidence of an expectation gap.