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unemployment benefitsnoun [U]

 /ˌʌn·ɪmˈplɔɪ·mənt ˌben·ə·fɪts/ (short form unemployment,  us   /ˌʌn·ɪmˈplɔɪ·mənt/ )
social studies payments made by a ​government to a ​person who has ​lost his or her ​job
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