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(Social Welfare) (in the US) payment by a governmental agency to unemployed people
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|Noun||1.||unemployment compensation - payment by a United States agency to unemployed people|
social insurance - government provision for unemployed, injured, or aged people; financed by contributions from employers and employees as well as by government revenue
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