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unemployment claimnoun [C]

uk   us   GOVERNMENT
in the US, an ​officialrequest made by someone who has ​lost their ​job for ​money from the ​government: The ​reportfound that new ​unemploymentclaimsfell by 7,000. first-time/​initial/​weeklyunemploymentclaimsfile/handle an unemployment claim Last week, 339,000 ​peoplefiledunemploymentclaims in the United ​States.
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