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Insurance

What is Underwriting?

Underwriting

[uhn-der-rahyt-ing]

noun

1.

Underwriting is the process by which insurance companies evaluate the Risk of a car, home, or other property or individual to be insured. This process takes place when you submit your application, and is done by an Underwriter from an insurance company.

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