Translation of underwrite in Spanish:


asegurar, v.

Pronunciation /ˌəndə(r)ˈraɪt//ʌndəˈrʌɪt//ˈʌndərʌɪt//ˈəndə(r)ˌraɪt/

transitive verbunderwrote, underwritten

  • 1

    (in insurance)
    • The ministry and legislators agreed on Tuesday that insurance companies cannot underwrite a life insurance policy for a minor until the he or she is at least 14 years old.
    • Their policy has lower underwriting standards than most, making the policy easier to purchase but also a higher risk for the insurer - thus, more costly.
    • The center provides underwriting, policy processing, remittance and other services.
    • If this judgment were to stand, then the whole of the insurance contract business, in the sense of the way in which these contracts are written and underwritten, would have to change in a significant respect.
    • With a market capitalisation of £4.7b, this company underwrites health and life cover and provides investment advice.
    • In these early years the few space insurance policies were usually underwritten as special business by the aviation insurance industry.
    • The insurance plugs the holes that threaten to capsize the deal and, typically, is underwritten over a long policy duration, up to 10 years or more.
    • They never assumed any of the risk associated with insurance underwriting.
    • This year, I predict that Britain's 12th biggest motor insurer, which underwrites 600,000 policies, will face another takeover bid and this time it will go.
    • Buying an insurance-backed guarantee, underwritten by a separate insurance company, can solve this problem.
    • Some are insurance policies, underwritten by insurers; whereas others are written as ‘service contracts’ in order to avoid insurance premium tax.
    • The cost of insurance will rise dramatically because of the perception that the world is now a riskier place while some of the syndicates which underwrite the insurance policies will stop taking on any new business.
    • A composite insurer is one that underwrites both general (short-term) insurance and long-term insurance.
    • However, brokers say if you already have your home insurance policy with an insurer they will usually underwrite the investment property buildings and contents policy at normal home cover rates plus about 25 per cent.
    • Eventually, the bank agreed to advance the money but only when the couple's respective parents stumped up £5,000 as security and signed a document which underwrote the remaining £5,000.
    • Moreover, since most sites still seal deals with phone calls instead of mouse clicks, only about 1% of policies underwritten in the U.S. are sold online.
    • The company's assistance will extend to policy wording, underwriting policy, claims procedures, re-insurance programmes and information systems.
    • It operates in the British insurance market, where it underwrites and administers creditor insurance policies.
    • In February, the world's biggest insurer renowned for its stringent adherence to tough liability underwriting practices posted a loss for the last quarter of 2002.
    • However, if this is foremost in your future dealing decisions, I would suggest that you deal only with a broker which is owned and underwritten by a large bank or parent company.
  • 2

    (on stock exchange)
    to underwrite a share issue garantizar la colocación de una emisión de acciones
  • 3

    (guarantee financially)
    (venture/project) financiar
    • They relied heavily on donor funds to underwrite activities and to draw support, thus reinforcing an attitude of dependence on government.
    • But in their report council officers recommended that councillors agree in principle to underwrite the loan for Fulford Cemetery, and revise the existing agreement to increase then annual fee.
    • There is no compelling reason why legislators can't wait at least a year to see if the state's finances improve before underwriting a new football stadium.
    • Customs accused Mr Graham of having a financial interest in the company because he agreed to underwrite any losses.
    • First, of course, we ask for financial support, which underwrites tree planting for forest restoration or supports our longstanding role to interpret science and research for public policy use.
    • Federal mortgage subsidies underwrote housing construction in ‘stable’ areas, and zoning laws ensured homogeneous communities.
    • The financial support which underwrote the project also threatens to alter the villa's spirit.
    • He also said the most useful long-term gesture that the authority could make would be to guarantee to underwrite any potential losses.
    • The council had agreed to underwrite the costs of repair work.
    • On the face of it, it makes sense that governments, through their export credit agencies, need to finance and underwrite big projects that wouldn't otherwise happen.
    • The fund may underwrite the purchase of drugs, vaccines, and other commodities where markets are too weak to respond and stimulate pharmaceutical companies to conduct research to develop new drugs and vaccines.
    • Hounslow Council has agreed to underwrite the cost of decorating Chiswick High Road and Turnham Green Terrace with Christmas lights this year.
    • The MoD has agreed to underwrite the costs of redundancies but only until October.
    • This means the borough council, who had agreed to underwrite the action, was faced with an estimated bill of £450,000.
    • A consultant whose mortgage is underwritten solely by the taxpayers, he is guaranteed the free time to pen nasty little letters to the editor on subjects well beyond the limits of his professional competence, such as it is.
    • This social framework exists fundamentally to validate and underwrite the sovereignty of the member states of global international society.
    • The system of public finance that underwrites these programs is inherently flawed.
    • The race pits two multi-millionaires against each other, each willing to write personal cheques to underwrite their own campaigns.
    • The foundation agreed to underwrite a trial seminar, which was duly planned for the following summer.
    • In other countries, government support underwrites the cost of a guide dog.
  • 4

    (proposal/measures) apoyar
    (proposal/measures) avalar