Definition of social benefit in English:

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social benefit

Entry from US English dictionary


A benefit payable under a social security system.
Example sentences
  • Danes pay high taxes, but the government uses the money to provide many social benefits such as free health care.
  • These days, she benefits from rent allowance and other social benefits that give her enough independence to survive as a single parent.
  • Lastly, the budget also contributed to an increase in social benefits and family allowances.

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Syllabification: so·cial ben·e·fit

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