insurance

US [ɪnˈʃʊrəns]
UK [ɪnˈʃʊərəns]
  • n.保险;保险业;保险费;保费
  • adj.胜券在握的
  • Web保险学;保险界;保险单
Insurance
n.
1.
[u][c]
保险an arrangement with a company in which you pay them regular amounts of money and they agree to pay the costs, for example, if you die or are ill/sick, or if you lose or damage sth
life/car/travel/household, etc. insurance
人寿、汽车、旅行平安、家庭财产等保险
to have adequate insurance cover
有足够的保险保障
to take out insurance against fire and theft
办理火险和盗窃保险
insurance premiums(= the regular payments made for insurance)
保险费
Can you claim for the loss on your insurance ?
你能向你投保的公司要求赔偿这一损失吗?
2.
[u]
保险业the business of providing people with insurance
an insurance broker/company
保险经纪╱公司
He works in insurance.
他在保险业工作。
3.
[u]
保险费;保费money paid by or to an insurance company
to pay insurance on your house
交住房保险金
When her husband died, she received £50 000 in insurance.
她丈夫去世,她得到了一笔 5 万英镑的保险金。
4.
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~ (against sth)
(防备不测的)保障措施,安全保证something you do to protect yourself against sth bad happening in the future
At that time people had large families as an insurance against some children dying.
那时人们养的子女很多,以防有孩子夭折。