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jobseeker's allowancenoun [U]

uk   /ˌdʒɒb.siː.kəz əˈlaʊ.əns/ us   /ˌdʒɑːb.siː.kɚz əˈlaʊ.əns/ abbreviation JSA
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"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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in Chinese (Simplified) (英国)失业补贴…
in Chinese (Traditional) (英國)失業補貼…
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