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dole

US [doʊl]
UK [dəʊl]
  • n.失业救济金
  • v.少量分发
  • Web都乐;多尔;悲哀
Simple Present:doles  Present Participle:doling  Past Tense:doled  
dole
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n.
1.
[sing]
(informal)
失业救济金money paid by the state to unemployed people
He's been on the dole(= without a job) for a year.
他领失业救济金已一年了。
The government is changing the rules for claiming dole.
政府正在修改申领失业救济金的规定。
lengthening dole queues
排队领取失业救济金人数的不断增多
We could all be in the dole queue on Monday(= have lost our jobs) .
我们都可能在星期一站在领取失业救济金的队伍里。
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