Entry from British & World English dictionary
Definition of child benefit in English:
(In the UK) regular payment by the state to the parents of a child up to a certain age: child benefit will go up to £10 a week
More example sentences
- To that end, child benefit payments to all parents regardless of income will level off once promised increases are met.
- One said he was paying €9,000 a year in childcare but the cost would remain high to parents even with increased child benefit payments.
- The Post Office wishes to assure its customers that they can continue collecting pensions, child benefit and other benefits from the Post Office.
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.