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family credit

noun [U] uk   UK us  
a payment made by the government in Britain to families with a low income
Translations of “family credit”
in Chinese (Traditional) (英國政府發給低收入家庭的)家庭補貼…
in Chinese (Simplified) (英国政府发给低收入家庭的)家庭补贴…
(Definition of family credit from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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