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English definition of “jobseeker's allowance”

jobseeker's allowance

noun [U]     /ˌdʒɒb.siː.kəz.əˈlaʊ.əns/ US  /ˌdʒɑːb.siː.kɚz-/ (abbreviation JSA)
in the UK, money that the government pays to unemployed people who are looking for a jobUnemployment
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