[ US /ˈəndɝˌɹaɪtɝ/ ]
[ UK /ˌʌndəɹˈa‍ɪtɐ/ ]
  1. a financial institution that sells insurance
  2. a banker who deals chiefly in underwriting new securities
  3. an agent who sells insurance
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How To Use underwriter In A Sentence

  • Maybe the corporate underwriters of PBS shows are now demanding demographic ratings results, just as if these shows were on commercial networks.
  • The unsold bonds were bought by the underwriters, and rates subsequently dropped back.
  • Seven or eight people, Mrs Dennison among them, Paul Renaud, two underwriter syndicate chairmen, others. DOUBTFUL MOTIVES
  • The mutual has promised not to credit score applications and brokers can speak directly to underwriters. Times, Sunday Times
  • The issuer and the underwriters shall clarify their respective rights and obligations in the underwriting agreement and shall disclose them to the general public.
  • These investors take exposure to insurance by buying securities that underwriters issue to pass on some of the underwriting risks they have taken on. Times, Sunday Times
  • The windfall began when an underwriter stepped up with a £25,000 check and issued a challenge to other guests gathered at the studio party.
  • But in one sense it is a good risk for the underwriters. Times, Sunday Times
  • securitize" -- those loans and then, through the activities of the underwriter defendants, sell them to investors as purportedly investment grade mortgage-backed securities. KTVZ.com - Local Headlines
  • It's all too easy to obtain an 'online agreement in principle' only to find that, after a nerve wracking two weeks wait, you're rejected when the underwriter realises you are not a permie or asks you to show accounts (which clearly won't reflect what you truly earn - otherwise you need a new accountant!!) Bytestart
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