indemnify indemnify  /ɪn ˈdɛm nə ˌfaɪ/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) secure against future loss, damage, or liability; give security for
  2. (v) make amends for; pay compensation for

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  1. At length it became obvious, even in Germany, that after the Experts' plan provisions, there would be no money left over to indemnify mark bond holders.
  2. Because Crdit Lyonnais at the time was state-owned, the French government has agreed to indemnify it but not necessarily Pinault.
  3. By paying money to Wigand and agreeing to indemnify him against a lawsuit, some contended, CBS had put itself at serious risk.

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  1. "We would indemnify Cricket Australia for any compensation that it might have to pay to the international body," Howard said. "It would not be fair to visit the cost of a foreign policy decision on a sporting body."
    on May 4, 2007 By: John Howard Source: NDTV.com

  2. "Government and ultimately taxpayers should not assume responsibility for losses or indemnify private investors," Bachus said at the panel hearing.
    on Jul 16, 2008 By: Spencer Bachus Source: Stuff.co.nz

  3. "It makes sense for some of them to do this type of thing and indemnify their customers," DiDio said. "It can impact enterprise users if somebody decides to sue for patent infringement ...... and they don't have any protection in place. That...
    on Jun 20, 2007 By: Laura DiDio Source: Computerworld Australia

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