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indemnify  (ɪnˈdɛmnɪˌfaɪ



-fies -fying -fied (transitive)
  1. to secure against future loss, damage, or liability; give security for; insure
  2. to compensate for loss, injury, expense, etc; reimburse

Derived Forms

inˌdemnifiˈcation  noun
inˈdemniˌfier  noun

Translations for 'indemnify'

  • British English: indemnify To indemnify someone against something bad happening means to promise to protect them, especially financially, if it happens. VERBThey agreed to indemnify the taxpayers against any loss.
  • Brazilian Portuguese: indenizar
  • Chinese: 保障
  • European Spanish: indemnizar
  • French: indemniser
  • German: entschädigen
  • Italian: indennizzare
  • Japanese: 保障する
  • Korean: 보장하다
  • Portuguese: indemnizar
  • Spanish: indemnizar

Example Sentences Including 'indemnify'

I'd say at a guess that Glaval will be only too glad to indemnify you.
Jenkins, Geoffrey A Daystar of Fear


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