Unemployment benefits

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Definition

unemployment benefits: money given by the government to people who do not have a job
noun

unemployment: joblessness, the state of having no job
noun

a benefit: a positive aspect, an advantage; a payment made to help someone
noun

Examples

  • "Janine : Well Brent, we know that nobody wants to be standing in the unemployment line, but in most US states, you are entitled to collect unemployment if you have been laid off."
  • "Generally, it's workers who are laid off that receive unemployment benefits."
  • "Every week, over 600,000 people are applying for unemployment benefits."
  • "Brent : Unemployment benefits?"

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