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sickness benefitnoun [U]

uk   us   UK
moneypaid by the ​government to someone who cannot ​work because of ​illness
(Definition of sickness benefit from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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sickness benefitnoun

uk   us   UK
[U] GOVERNMENT, WORKPLACE money a ​worker is ​paid by their ​government because they cannot ​work as a ​result of illness or ​injury: It is not possible to claim sickness ​benefit and ​work at the same ​time. Many ​people on sickness ​benefit are eager to take a ​job.
[C] HR, WORKPLACE time away from ​work for illness or ​extramoney to ​help with illness that a ​companyoffers to ​workers: Pensions and sickness ​benefits for ​staff were first used by the ​company in 1937. Are ​employeesentitled to long-term sickness ​benefits?
(Definition of sickness benefit from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “sickness benefit”
in Chinese (Simplified) (政府发放的)疾病津贴…
in Chinese (Traditional) (政府發放的)疾病津貼…
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