actuarial

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actuary +‎ -al

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /ækˈtjɜː(ɹ).i.əl/

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actuarial (not comparable)

  1. Of or pertaining to actuaries
    • 2006, The United States Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, page 104:
      The SOA and CAS jointly sponsor a Web site for those interested in pursuing an actuarial career.
  2. Relating to statistical calculation, especially pertaining to insurance.
    • 1913, Isaac Max Rubinow, Social Insurance: With Special Reference to American Conditions, page 318:
      But in dealing with the problem of old-age insurance, some understanding of the actuarial principles becomes imperative, because their neglect has led many useful and well-meant experiments to grief.

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