from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A clause in an insurance policy that provides for payment of double the face value of the contract in case of accidental death.
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- n. A clause in an insurance policy in which the insurance company agrees to pay out double the normal coverage in certain specified circumstances, most often in case of accidental death
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- n. a clause in an insurance policy that provides for double the face value of the policy in the case of accidental death
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Hundred-thousand-dollar straight life, double indemnity for accidental death.”