Definition of death grant in English:

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death grant

noun

(In the UK) a state grant towards funeral expenses (abolished under the Social Security Act 1986).
Example sentences
  • But the Government's death grant stood at a ‘paltry £30 ‘- exactly the same as in 1967.’
  • They gave broad political endorsement to the new wording in the sections dealing with health care, industrial injury benefits, and death grants.
  • Your pension fund administrator has absolute discretion over who receives any lump sum death grant, but it is helpful if you let them know your wishes.
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