fire-insurance love


from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Insurance against loss by fire. See insurance.


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  • Nonlife insurers in quake-prone Japan offer earthquake insurance as a part of fire-insurance policies, and demand for this type of insurance has increased over the past decade.

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  • Last month, the company said its profit for the fiscal third quarter ended Jan. 30 soared as sales climbed and the company booked a $120.6 million gain on a fire-insurance recovery.

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  • Thanks to a recommendation from his uncle, an agent in Panama who was close to Mr. Starr, Mr. Stempel joined AIU in New York in 1938 as a clerk in the fire-insurance area.

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  • Sompo Japan Insurance Inc. reported a 3.7% drop in group net profit because of weak sales in the company's auto - and fire-insurance businesses and losses from its exposure to collateralized debt obligations.

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  • In theory, then, the railroad could limit its financial risk by buying fire-insurance policies for the land along its right of way.31

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  • In 1835, a devastating fire swept lower Manhattan, destroying nearly 700 buildings and bankrupting almost all of the fire-insurance companies.

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  • Thus we came to the tall barred gate of San Gaudenzio, on which was the usual little fire-insurance tablet, and then the advertisements for beer, ‘Birra, Verona’, which is becoming a more and more popular drink.

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  • Besides these 101 joint-stock concerns, there existed at the same date twenty-one mutual fire-insurance companies, with an aggregate balance in their favor of

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  • If necessary, they can grind their own flour in their own flour mills, dig their own coal from their own mines, run their own packing-plants, provide their own fidelity and fire-insurance, finance their own undertakings.

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  • When the agent brought Mrs. Tarley her fire-insurance policy he remarked that it would be well for her to make her first payment at once.

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