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housing benefit

noun [U] uk   us  
in the UK, money paid by the government to help people who are poor pay for a place to live in
Translations of “housing benefit”
in Chinese (Traditional) (英國政府提供給窮人的)住屋補助…
in Chinese (Simplified) (英国政府提供给穷人的)住房补助…
(Definition of housing benefit from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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