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sickness benefit

noun [U] uk   UK us  
money paid by the government to someone who cannot work because of illness
Translations of “sickness benefit”
in Chinese (Traditional) (政府發放的)疾病津貼…
in Chinese (Simplified) (政府发放的)疾病津贴…
(Definition of sickness benefit from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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