child benefit

UK / US noun [uncountable]
in some European countries, money that the government gives regularly to all families with children to look after

English dictionary. 2014.

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  • child benefit — n [U] an amount of money that the British government gives to families with children …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • child benefit — noun uncount in some European countries, money that the government gives regularly to all families with children to take care of …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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  • child benefit — N UNCOUNT In Britain, child benefit is an amount of money paid weekly by the state to families for each of their children …   English dictionary

  • child benefit — noun (in the UK) regular payment by the state to the parents of a child up to a certain age …   English new terms dictionary

  • child benefit — monthly government allocation for those with children …   English contemporary dictionary

  • child benefit — noun (U) an amount of money that the British government gives to families with children …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English


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