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Noun: underwriter  'ún-du(r),rI-tu(r)
  1. A banker who deals chiefly in underwriting new securities
    - investment banker
  2. An agent who sells insurance
    - insurance broker, insurance agent, general agent
  3. A financial institution that sells insurance
    - insurance company, insurance firm, insurer, insurance underwriter

Derived forms: underwriters

Type of: agent, broker, factor, nondepository financial institution

Encyclopedia: Underwriter