the dole

noun

Definition of the dole

: money that a government (especially the British government) gives to people who do not have jobs or who are very poor The government is changing the rules for receiving the dole.

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“The dole.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20dole. Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

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