ALL meanings of actuary

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  • countable noun actuary An actuary is a person who is employed by insurance companies to calculate how much they should charge their clients for insurance. 3
  • noun actuary a person qualified to calculate commercial risks and probabilities involving uncertain future events, esp in such contexts as life assurance 3
  • noun actuary a person whose work is to calculate statistically risks, premiums, life expectancies, etc. for insurance 3
  • noun actuary An actuary is a mathematician who uses statistics to calculate premiums, dividends, or pension, insurance and annuity rates for an insurance company. 3
  • noun actuary A person who compiles and analyzes statistics and uses them to calculate insurance risks and premiums. 1
  • noun plural actuary Insurance. a person who computes premium rates, dividends, risks, etc., according to probabilities based on statistical records. 1
  • noun plural actuary (formerly) a registrar or clerk. 1
  • noun actuary (dated, 16th-19th century) registrar, clerk. 0
  • noun actuary A professional who calculates financial values associated with uncertain events subject to risk, such as insurance premiums or pension contributions. 0
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