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unemployment benefit

n
1. (Social Welfare) (in Britain, formerly) a regular payment to a person who is out of work: replaced by jobseeker's allowance in 1996. Informal term: dole
2. (Social Welfare) (in New Zealand) a means-tested monetary benefit paid weekly by the Social Security Department to the unemployed
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unemploy′ment ben`efit


n.
a usu. weekly payment of money to an unemployed worker under an unemployment insurance program. Also called unemploy′ment compensa`tion.
[1925–30]
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Translations
podpora v nezaměstnanosti
nadomestilo za brezposelnost

unemployment benefit

unemployment compensation (Am) nsussidio di disoccupazione
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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