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Jobseeker's Allowance

noun [U]
 
 
( abbreviation JSA)
GOVERNMENT in the UK, money that is paid by the government every week to unemployed people who are trying to find work: claim Jobseeker's Allowance Can I take a holiday while I'm on Jobseeker's Allowance?
Translations of “Jobseeker's Allowance”
in Chinese (Traditional) (英國)失業補貼…
in Chinese (Simplified) (英国)失业补贴…
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