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ลองค้นหาคำในรูปแบบอื่นๆ เพื่อให้ได้ผลลัพธ์มากขึ้นหรือน้อยลง: tontine, *tontine*
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tontine    (n) (t o1 n t ii n)

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

  Tontine \Ton*tine"\, n. [F., from It. tontina; -- so called from
     its inventor, Tonti, an Italian, of the 17th century.]
     An annuity, with the benefit of survivorship, or a loan
     raised on life annuities with the benefit of survivorship.
     Thus, an annuity is shared among a number, on the principle
     that the share of each, at his death, is enjoyed by the
     survivors, until at last the whole goes to the last survivor,
     or to the last two or three, according to the terms on which
     the money is advanced. Used also adjectively; as, tontine
     [1913 Webster]
           Too many of the financiers by professions are apt to
           see nothing in revenue but banks, and circulations, and
           annuities on lives, and tontines, and perpetual rents,
           and all the small wares of the shop.     --Burke.
     [1913 Webster]

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

      n 1: a form of life insurance whereby on the death or default of
           a participant his share is distributed to the remaining
           members [syn: {tontine}, {tontine insurance}]
      2: an annuity scheme wherein participants share certain benefits
         and on the death of any participant his benefits are
         redistributed among the remaining participants; can run for a
         fixed period of time or until the death of all but one

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