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income supportnoun [U]

uk   /ˌɪn.kʌm səˈpɔːt/  us   /ˌɪn.kʌm səˈpɔːrt/
in the UK, money that is paid by the government to people who have no income or a very low income: Many single mothers are on income support.
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