Definition of “jobseeker's allowance” - English Dictionary


“jobseeker's allowance” in English

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jobseeker's allowancenoun [ U ]

uk /ˌdʒɒb.siː.kəz əˈlaʊ.əns/ us /ˌdʒɑːb.siː.kɚz əˈlaʊ.əns/ abbreviation JSA

(Definition of “jobseeker's allowance” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“Jobseeker's Allowance” in Business English

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Jobseeker's Allowancenoun [ U ]

uk us 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?

(Definition of “Jobseeker's Allowance” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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