sickness benefit

noun

Definition of sickness benefit

British
: money that is paid by the government to someone who is too sick to work

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“Sickness benefit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sickness%20benefit. Accessed 12 Jul. 2020.

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