self-in|sur|ance

self-in|sur|ance
self-in|sur|ance «SEHLF ihn SHUR uhns», noun.
the insuring of oneself, one's own property, or the like, through oneself rather than through an insurance company, as by setting aside a fund for the purpose.

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