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  • n. All objects or substances except those considered alive.
  • n. A life so devoid of meaning or activity that it is barely worth living.
  • adj. Relating to types of insurance which are not life insurance


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  • The idea of life from nonlife is further away from reality than ever.

    A Minimal Genome

  • The victim was taken to a local hospital with what police described as nonlife-threatening injuries.

    The Green Bay Press-Gazette Latest Headlines

  • Randy Schultz described as nonlife-threatening injuries.

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  • Premiums at its nonlife-insurance unit declined on lower volume because the difficult economic environment is keeping customer exposure at a modest level, Zurich said.

    Zurich Financial to Raise Dividend

  • TOKYO—Japan's top three nonlife insurers lowered their earnings outlooks for the full fiscal year ending in March, hit by a combined $3.4 billion in expected payouts related to the flooding in Thailand and securities valuation losses due to financial market turmoil.

    Japan Insurers Cut Outlooks on Thai Floods

  • The Swiss life and nonlife insurer, which during the past two quarters had been hit by property asset write-downs and litigation costs that have dented its bottom line by about $500 million, said Wednesday that it will buy as many as 280 million new shares of China's third-largest life insurer, allowing Zurich Financial to maintain a 20% stake in the company.

    Zurich to Invest $420 Million in New China Life

  • Other financial institutions such as brokerages and nonlife insurance firms are also hiring staff in the region or investing in local firms.

    SMFG Looks to Jump Into Booming Asian Markets

  • Japan's top three nonlife insurers reported losses in the April-December period, hit by payouts for damage manufacturers suffered from floods in Thailand.

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  • TOKYO—Japan's top three nonlife insurers swung into the red in the April-December period, badly hit by $5.3 billion in payouts for the damage Japanese manufacturers suffered from the flooding in Thailand late last year.

    Thai Floods Sink Japanese Insurers

  • The tough business environment is turning nonlife insurers toward consolidation and acquisitions overseas.

    Thai Floods Sink Japanese Insurers


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