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Definition of sickness benefit noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

sickness benefit

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈsɪknəs benɪfɪt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsɪknəs benɪfɪt//
 
[uncountable] (British English)
 
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money paid by the government to people who are away from work because of illness compare sick pay