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UB40

(in Britain, formerly) n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a registration card issued by the Department of Employment to a person registering as unemployed
2. (Social Welfare) a registration card issued by the Department of Employment to a person registering as unemployed
3. (Social Welfare) informal a person registered as unemployed
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UB40

[ˌjuːbiːˈfɔːtɪ] N ABBR (Brit) (formerly) =Unemployment Benefit 40tarjeta f de desempleo, carné m del paro
UB40s (= unemployed people) → los parados
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UB40

[ˌjuːbiːˈfɔːrti] (British) (=unemployment benefit form 40) carte de demandeur d'emploiU-bend [ˈjuːbɛnd] n (in pipe)coude m
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UB40

n (Brit)
Ausweis für Arbeitslose
(= unemployed person)Arbeitslose(r) mf
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He will be joined on stage by UB40s Brian Travers and global policy analyst Adam Garrie.
News of the reggae band stalwart's departure shocked fans this week, and marked another knotty complication in tangled rivalries that have left two UB40s, one led by Robin Campbell and the other fronted by his brother Ali.
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BELOW the UB40s, the Paul Youngs and the Mel Cs lies some great Ulster shows for the start of the summer season.
And since those taking part have careers which are heading for the UB40s, they should do the obvious and turn it into a sitcom.
Admission prices are: adults [pound]5.50, students, UB40s, senior citizens and children up to 16 free.
Throw down your UB40s and your Prozac and come and break ciabatta bread with me."
As the rival UB40s tour separately, the dispute may be heating up in the courts and among fans on social media, but on Monday night, at least, it was all harmony in the house.
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