insurer in‧sur‧er [ɪnˈʆʊərə ǁ -ˈʆʊrər] noun [countable] INSURANCE
1. an insurance company:

• If an insurer failed, the industry organization would pay 90% of all claims.

2. the insurer/​insurers used in a particular insurance contract or legal case to refer to the company providing insurance. You can refer to 'the insurers' even if there is only one company:

• When he tried to recover his loss, the insurers denied liability.

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insurer UK US /ɪnˈʃɔːrər/ US  /-ˈʃʊrɚ/ noun [C]
INSURANCE a company that provides insurance: »

I've already received a settlement from my insurer.

See also INSURANCE COMPANY(Cf. ↑insurance company), MONOLINE INSURER(Cf. ↑monoline insurer)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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