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English definition of “disability benefit”

disability benefit

noun [C or U]     GOVERNMENT
money that is paid by the government to someone who cannot work because of an illness, injury, or medical condition: If your injuries are bad enough, you will have to claim disability benefit.
(Definition of disability benefit noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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