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the Department for Work and Pensionsnoun

uk   us   (abbreviation the DWP) GOVERNMENT
in the UK, the ​governmentdepartment that is ​responsible for employment (= ​jobs and ​work) and welfare (= ​financialhelp to ​people who do not ​work because of age, illness, etc.)
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