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indemnify

verb To make good a loss.
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indemnify

(ĭn-dĕm′nĭ-fī″) [L. indemnis, without loss]
1. To protect the interests of another party against losses.
2. To compensate another party for expenses incurred, as when a policy holder is indemnified by an insurance company.
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"If a company indemnifies their officers, they say 'I forgive the risk.' But companies cannot always indemnify their officers."
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"We had threatening letters from two of the Birmingham Six and we have a contract with Sir Louis which indemnifies us from such action and he agrees to pay all the legal expenses involved in the defence of any action.