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dole

noun [S] uk   /dəʊl/  us   /doʊl/
the dole UK informal
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the money that the government gives to people who are unemployed: Young people on (= receiving) the dole are often bored and frustrated. If I can't find any work within a month, I'll have to go on the dole.
Translations of “dole”
in Vietnamese sự phát chẩn…
in Spanish repartir…
in Thai บริจาคเพื่อการกุศล…
in Malaysian beri…
in French distribuer parcimonieusement…
in German austeilen…
in Indonesian menjatah…
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