Meaning of actuary

ac•tu•ary

Pronunciation: (ak'ch-er"ē), [key]
— pl. -ar•ies.
  1. a person who computes premium rates, dividends, risks, etc., according to probabilities based on statistical records.
  2. (formerly) a registrar or clerk.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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