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insure

(in-shoor′) [ME. insuren, ensuren]
1. To make sure or certain.
2. To make safe or secure.
3. To protect against injury, loss, or expense.
4. To make a contract specifying the terms of such protection.
5. To buy or sell insurance.
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Small companies worried about a staff syndicate winning the Lottery and leaving them in the lurch can even insure against it from pounds 65 a year with Greatminster Group (0113 258 3258).
"As Congress begins its debate on the future of how we insure against terrorism, it is imperative that the industry ...
'Yet while most businesses don't think twice about insuring their assets against fire, flood or theft, the opportunity to insure against the risk of an employment tribunal claim from your employees is rarely consideredThe cost of the cover depends on the size of the organisation, the number of employees and its previous claims history.
You can insure against the cost of a heart attack, but not of the pain of a broken heart.
How can they be expected to insure against such unpredictab le and anti-socialbehaviour?
DESPITE the recent strike action at Heathrow Airport, air passengers are still ignoring advice to insure against departure delay, says the Coventry Building Society.
Residents' rights laws usually do not contain any language suggesting that providers must insure against all falls by the elderly.
But for just pounds 5 a month you can insure against the havoc that injuries can have on family budgets: Time off work, daily trips to the hospital and specialist nursing care costs.
Scots lawyers' group Solicitors Financial Services are urging people to insure against poor health after a Government report found that illness is striking people at a younger age.
PUBLIC figures can insure against their careers crashing if they "cause offence" by their private behaviour.
* ONE CPA LEARNED that even the best-implemented quality control program does not insure against malpractice lawsuits and unfavorable outcomes.
Andrew's devastation exposed another common error: failure to insure against floods, which, like earthquakes, require supplemental insurance.