life expectancy

Definition of "life expectancy"
  1. The predicted duration a person might live based on various factors, often referred to in insurance contexts or sometimes in court, primarily relying on statistical data, usually actuarial tables
How to use "life expectancy" in a sentence
  1. The insurance company calculated his life expectancy before determining the premiums.
  2. His unhealthy lifestyle choices could potentially shorten his life expectancy.
  3. Statistical data suggests that the life expectancy of women is usually longer than men.

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