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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Actuary \Ac"tu*a*ry\, noun; pl. {Actuaries}. [L. actuarius copyist, clerk, fr. actus, p. p. of agere to do, act.]

1. (Law) A registrar or clerk; -- used originally in courts of civil law jurisdiction, but in Europe used for a clerk or registrar generally.

2. The computing official of an insurance company; one whose profession it is to calculate for insurance companies the risks and premiums for life, fire, and other insurances.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

actuary

noun

1: someone versed in the collection and interpretation of numerical data (especially someone who uses statistics to calculate insurance premiums) [syn: {statistician}, {actuary}]


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