Meaning of “child benefit” in the English Dictionary

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"child benefit" in British English

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child benefitnoun [ U ]

uk /ˌtʃaɪld ˈben.ɪ.fɪt/ us /ˌtʃaɪld ˈben.ə.fɪt/ UK

money received regularly by families from the government to help pay for the costs of taking care of children

(Definition of “child benefit” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"child benefit" in Business English

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child benefitnoun [ C or U ]

uk us

GOVERNMENT in the UK, an amount of money paid by the government for each child in a family until they reach a particular age:

Every month, the family receives £100 in child benefit and tax credits.

(Definition of “child benefit” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)