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From Latin actuarius (copyist, account-keeper), from actus (public business); see actuarius.

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actuary (plural actuaries)

  1. (dated) Registrar, clerk. [16th-19th c.]
  2. A professional who calculates financial values associated with uncertain events subject to risk, such as insurance premiums or pension contributions.

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