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English definition of “death grant”

death grant

noun [C]    
HR money that a person's company, or pension company, pays to their family or another person when they die: It is very important to nominate a beneficiary to receive the death grant.
in the past, an amount of money that was given by the UK government to the family of someone who had died to help pay for their funeral
(Definition of death grant noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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