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English definition of “unemployment benefits”

unemployment benefits

noun [U]  /ˌʌn·ɪmˈplɔɪ·mənt ˌben·ə·fɪts/ ( short form unemployment,    /ˌʌn·ɪmˈplɔɪ·mənt/)
social studies payments made by a government to a person who has lost his or her job
(Definition of unemployment benefits from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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