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dole

noun [S] uk   /dəʊl/ us    /doʊl/
the dole UK informal
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the money that the government gives to people who are unemployed: Young people on (= receiving) the dole are often bored and frustrated. If I can't find any work within a month, I'll have to go on the dole.
Translations of “dole”
in Spanish repartir…
in French distribuer parcimonieusement…
in German austeilen…
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