coverage


coverage

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coverage cov‧er‧age [ˈkʌvrɪdʒ] noun [uncountable]
1. TELECOMMUNICATIONS the area served by a broadcaster or mobile phone company:

• one-2-one now has nationwide coverage with its network.

2. INSURANCE the amount of protection given to you by an insurance agreement:

• Make sure the policy gives adequate coverage against burglary.

exˌtended ˈcoverage
1. INSURANCE when an insurance agreement remains effective for longer or covers more risks than usual:

• Employees were not properly informed of the right to purchase extended coverage on their health insurance.

2. when a guarantee (= maker's agreement to replace or repair a product) is for longer than normal, or covers more things than normal:

• Owners of the defective trucks will be provided with extended coverage of three years or 300,000 miles on the radiators.

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coverage UK US /ˈkʌvərɪdʒ/ noun [U]
(US INSURANCE COVER(Cf. cover): »

Compare these health insurance plans to ensure that you have adequate coverage for your needs.

COMMERCE the area in which a particular service is available, or particular goods are sold: »

Check out the wireless service provider's coverage before you sign a contract.

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Market coverage: our markets include East, Southeast and South Asia.

COMMUNICATIONS writing about a particular event or subject: detailed/full/in-depth/wide coverage »

The press picked up the story and gave it wide coverage.

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The President's gathering was closed to media coverage.

See also EXTENDED COVERAGE(Cf. ↑extended coverage)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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