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  1. Underwriting

    of Underwrite

  2. Underwriting(noun)

    the business of an underwriter,


  1. Underwriting

    Underwriting refers to the process that a large financial service provider uses to assess the eligibility of a customer to receive their products. The name derives from the Lloyd's of London insurance market. Financial bankers, who would accept some of the risk on a given venture in exchange for a premium, would literally write their names under the risk information that was written on a Lloyd's slip created for this purpose.

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