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in·dem·ni·fy  audio  (n-dmn-f) KEY 

TRANSITIVE VERB:
in·dem·ni·fied, in·dem·ni·fy·ing, in·dem·ni·fies
  1. To protect against damage, loss, or injury; insure.
  2. To make compensation to for damage, loss, or injury suffered.

ETYMOLOGY:
Latin indemnis, uninjured ( in-, not; see in-1 + damnum, harm, damage entailing liability) + -fy

OTHER FORMS:
in·demni·fier(Noun)


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