unemployment benefit

This page is about the collocation unemployment benefit

collocation pattern: noun + noun


a regular payment from the government to help someone who can't find a job

For example

  • Why are unemployment benefits only paid for a few months in America?

  • Unemployment benefits boost the economy by increasing sales of basic items.

Also "unemployment compensation" (Am. English)

Quick Quiz

People are entitled to unemployment benefits if they

a. can't find work

b. don't want to work

c. are unable to work

Contributor: Matt Errey