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"dole" in British English

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dolenoun [S]

uk   /dəʊl/  us   /doʊl/
the dole UK informal

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the ​money that the ​government gives to ​people who are ​unemployed: Young ​people on (= ​receiving) the dole are often ​bored and ​frustrated. If I can't ​find any ​work within a ​month, I'll have to go on the dole.
(Definition of dole from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “dole”
in Spanish repartir…
in Vietnamese sự phát chẩn…
in Malaysian beri…
in Thai บริจาคเพื่อการกุศล…
in French distribuer parcimonieusement…
in German austeilen…
in Indonesian menjatah…
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