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Unemployment Benefit

A payment made, especially by a government, to an unemployed person. Unemployed benefits are available to persons who have been laid off or terminated against their will. These benefits help them pay their bills until they can find more work.

unemployment benefit

see JOBSEEKERS ALLOWANCE.

unemployment benefit

see JOBSEEKERS ALLOWANCE.
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