coverage

[ kuhv-er-ij, kuhv-rij ]SEE DEFINITION OF coverage
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They can cut off your benefits when you need your coverage the most.

Medicare's finances are strained and its coverage is outdated.

Medicare's finances are strained, and its coverage is outdated.

Again I urge the Congress to enact legislation liberalizing unemployment compensation benefits and extending the coverage.

The present coverage of the social security laws is altogether inadequate; the benefit payments are too low.

We should bring more citizens under the coverage of old-age pensions and unemployment insurance.

The Economic Report will consider the related matter of minimum wages and their coverage.

Last year I requested the Congress to broaden the coverage of the minimum wage.

Private health insurance helps very few--for its cost is high and its coverage limited.

I now urge that its coverage be extended without further delay to provide health insurance for the elderly.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c., "charge for a booth at a fair," from cover + -age. Reintroduced 1912, American English, in insurance.

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