Definition of National Insurance in English:

National Insurance

Line breaks: Na|tion¦al In¦sur|ance

noun

[mass noun]
(In the UK) the system of compulsory payments by employees and employers to provide state assistance for people who are sick, unemployed, or retired.
More example sentences
  • They, in turn, now receive pensions funded by the National Insurance contributions of their children.
  • You can also see how the National Insurance rebates are calculated in this Inland Revenue leaflet.
  • Flick over and settle down to some sport and you can bet your National Insurance payments for a year that the Government will still be there to spin some message or other.

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