Meaning of “unemployment benefits” in the English Dictionary

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"unemployment benefits" in American English

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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

(Definition of “unemployment benefits” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)