Definitions

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  • n. That which is not a cat.

Etymologies

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non- +‎ cat

Examples

  • This margin improvement was driven by the continued improvement in our net accident year noncat loss ratio in commercial lines, down fully 3 points from a year ago to 69.8%.

  • Over the past year, more than a million cat-owning households have used pheromone products, which have no effect on humans or other noncat species.

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  • I mentioned, there's a continuation that we saw in the third quarter, which now marks four quarters in a row of whether you call it an increase in noncat property loss activity or not, it's clearly having an impact not just on our results, but on many of our competitors.

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  • The highlights were: net written premium growth of 8%, driven by rate increases and new business in targeted customer segments as well as exposure growth and positive audit premiums; improvement in our Commercial segment's net accident year noncat loss ratio, driven by rate increases, shedding lower quality risks and mixed shifting to more profitable business; continued attractive returns from our Specialty business; manageable catastrophe losses in a quarter of heavy industry-wide losses through the continued disciplined catastrophe management process; a steady run rate expense ratio with increased efficiencies, funding our investments to drive growth and profit.

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  • I usually drink decat, or at least pick the fur out and pretend it's decat.

    March 3, 2015

  • v. uncat

    March 3, 2015

  • i would like to nominate this for WOTD as an excellent example of the kind of spectacularly deadpan output lexicography often produces

    March 2, 2015