fire insurance

  • 1 Fire insurance — Fire Fire (f[imac]r), n. [OE. fir, fyr, fur AS. f[=y]r; akin to D. vuur, OS. & OHG. fiur, G. feuer, Icel. f[=y]ri, f[=u]rr, Gr. py^r, and perh. to L. purus pure, E. pure Cf. {Empyrean}, {Pyre}.] 1. The evolution of light and heat in the… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Fire Insurance — Insurance that is used to cover damage to a property caused by fire. Fire insurance is a specialized form of insurance beyond property insurance, and is designed to cover the cost of replacement, reconstruction or repair beyond what is covered by …

    Investment dictionary

  • 3 fire insurance — ➔ insurance * * * fire insurance UK US noun [U] ► INSURANCE, WORKPLACE insurance that pays for damage caused by fire: »Storage companies charge a fixed premium for fire insurance, linked to the value of the items stored …

    Financial and business terms

  • 4 Fire insurance — Insurance In*sur ance, n. [From {Insure}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The act of insuring, or assuring, against loss or damage by a contingent event; a contract whereby, for a stipulated consideration, called premium, one party undertakes to indemnify or… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 fire insurance — insurance covering any loss or damage caused by fire. [1790 1800] * * *       provision against losses caused by fire, lightning, and the removal of property from premises endangered by fire. The insurer agrees, for a fee, to reimburse the… …

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  • 6 fire insurance — An insurance policy that pays the beneficiary of the policy if property covered by the policy is damaged by fire. Fire insurance often covers damage caused other events as well, such as wind or rain damage. Category: Accidents & Injuries Category …

    Law dictionary

  • 7 fire insurance — n. insurance against loss or damage resulting from fire …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 fire insurance — noun insurance against loss due to fire • Hypernyms: ↑insurance * * * noun : insurance against loss from damage or destruction of specified property by fire * * * insurance covering any loss or damage caused by fire. [1790 1800] * * * fire… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 9 fire insurance — An insurance policy covering financial losses caused by damage to property by fires. Most fire insurance policies also include cover for damage caused by lightning and explosions of boilers or gas used for domestic purposes. On payment of an… …

    Big dictionary of business and management

  • 10 fire insurance — insurance which insures property in case of fire …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 11 fire insurance — /ˈfaɪər ɪnʃɔrəns/ (say fuyuhr inshawruhns) noun insurance covering loss or damage through fire …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 12 fire insurance — / faɪər ɪnˌʃυərəns/ noun insurance against damage by fire …

    Dictionary of banking and finance

  • 13 fire insurance — A contract to indemnify the insured against loss by fire to the property insured. 29 Am J Rev ed Ins § 4. A personal contract between the insurer and the insured. 29 Am J Rev ed Ins § 183. A form of automobile insurance. 7 Am J2d Auto Ins § 43 …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 14 fire insurance —    Inikua pau ahi …

    English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • 15 Fire insurance marks — were lead or copper plaques embossed with the sign of the insurance company, and placed on the front of the insured building as a guide to the insurance company s fire brigade. They are common in the older areas of Britain s and America s cities… …

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  • 16 fire insurance policy — ➔ insurance policy …

    Financial and business terms

  • 17 fire insurance policy — A personal contract to indemnify the insured against loss by fire to the property insured; a contract of indemnity to reimburse the insured for his actual loss not exceeding an agreed sum. 29 Am J Rev ed Ins § 4. A contract of indemnity by which… …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 18 Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance — Nihongo|Tokio Marine Nichido Fire Insurance Co., Ltd.|東京海上日動火災保険株式会社|Tōkyō Kaijō Nichidō Kasai Hoken Kabushiki gaisha is a Japanese insurance company, based in the Marunouchi area of Chiyoda in Tokyo, Japan.The company is one of the very few… …

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  • 19 Hyundai Marine & Fire Insurance — Company (Ko hhrm|hangul=현대해상화재보험) is a Marine and Fire, automobile Insurance company, established in 1955, and headquartered in Jongno gu, Seoul, South Korea. It was Hyundai Marine Fire Insurance is the third largest private marine, fire,… …

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  • 20 The Sumitomo Marine & Fire Insurance Co. — The Sumitomo Marine Fire Insurance Co., Ltd. (住友海上火災保険株式会社) was a Japanese insurance company.HistoryIn 2000, the company merged with Mitsui Marine Fire Insurance Co., Ltd. to form Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Co., Ltd …

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