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Definition of actuary noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

actuary

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈæktʃuˌɛri//
 
(pl. actuaries)
 
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a person whose job involves calculating insurance risks and payments for insurance companies by studying how frequently accidents, fires, deaths, etc. happen
NAmE//ˌæktʃuˈɛriəl//
 
adjective
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: actuary