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English definition of “the Department for Work and Pensions”

the Department for Work and Pensions

noun     (abbreviation the DWP) GOVERNMENT
in the UK, the government department that is responsible for employment (= jobs and work) and welfare (= financial help to people who do not work because of age, illness, etc.)
(Definition of the Department for Work and Pensions noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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