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unemployment compensation

noun

Definition of UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION

:  compensation paid at regular intervals (as by a government agency) to an unemployed worker and especially one who has been laid off —called also unemployment benefit
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First Known Use of UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION

1944

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