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state benefit

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Welfare
state benefitˌstate ˈbenefit noun [countable, uncountable] British English 🔊 🔊 PEWmoney given by the government in Britain to people who are poor, without a job, ill etc
From Longman Business Dictionarystate benefitˌstate ˈbenefit [countable usually plural] British English money provided by the government to people who are old and no longer work, or to people who are unemployed, ill, or on a low income etcOne in five pensioners rely entirely on state benefits for their income. benefit
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