child benefit


: money that the government pays to families with children

Examples of child benefit in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web McCabe pointed to Canada, which has a federal-level child benefit along with provincial benefits; many provinces combine their benefit with the federal benefit for a single monthly payment. Grace Segers, The New Republic, 25 Apr. 2023

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“Child benefit.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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