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English definition of “social security compensation”

social security compensation

noun [U]
 
 
US
GOVERNMENT, FINANCE money collected from employers and employees by the government to pay people when they retire or because they are ill, unemployed, etc.
(Definition of social security compensation from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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