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Definition of indemnity noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    (pl. indemnities) (formal or )
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  1. 1(law) [uncountable] indemnity (against something) protection against damage or loss, especially in the form of a promise to pay for any that happens an indemnity clause/fund/policy indemnity insurance
  2. 2[countable] a sum of money that is given as payment for damage or loss
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