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unemployment benefitnoun [U]

uk   /ʌn.ɪmˈplɔɪ.mənt ˌben.ɪ.fɪt/ us   /ʌn.ɪmˈplɔɪ.mənt ˌben.ə.fɪt/ UK US unemployment benefits, unemployment
money that the government pays to unemployed people who are looking for a job
(Definition of unemployment benefit from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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unemployment benefitnoun [C or U]

uk   us   UK US unemployment benefits [plural]
GOVERNMENT money that the government pays regularly to unemployed people who are looking for a job. The term "unemployment benefit" was officially replaced in the UK by "Jobseeker's Allowance" in 1996: Some people consider that generous unemployment benefits have harmed the UK economy. Figures showed that 50,000 people in the region were on unemployment benefit.claim/receive unemployment benefit The number of people claiming unemployment benefit fell last week by 1,500 to 2.18 million. A Labour Department report said people collecting unemployment benefits rose to the highest level in 18 months.
(Definition of unemployment benefit from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “unemployment benefit”
in Chinese (Simplified) (英国)失业补贴…
in Chinese (Traditional) (英國)失業補貼…
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