Definition of 'dole'
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That could mean executives may have to partially repay bonuses or share awards doled out last year. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Therefore, when you find companies promising to dole out cash to shareholders while pursuing growth in a cautious manner, it is worth taking a look. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The ample food is doled out from that which once was mine. THE WOLF AND THE DOVEThree years with no dole money is justifiably harsh. The Sun (2008)Fewer conditions on jobseekers along with fewer opportunities are a recipe for longer dole queues. Times, Sunday Times (2010)How much better to spend the dole money on funding more places? Times, Sunday Times (2011)Others have been filmed doling out cash at rallies in apparent attempts to buy votes. Times, Sunday Times (2009)And no doubt because her dole money would be cut off. The Sun (2014)All the cash is being doled out to military causes to help the traumatised or the needy. The Sun (2012)There are many who think there is too much money being doled out and too many foreigners playing. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Keeping them off the dole queue by giving them proper training is an economic as well as a political priority. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Then there are the dole offices. Times, Sunday Times (2007)People of just five nations amount to 40,000 dole claimants? The Sun (2013)That is the advice most frequently doled out, and it is true. Christianity Today (2000)But he still has to work as a humble stiff in the local dole office in Macclesfield. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The increase in last week's dole queue figures was down to a rise in jobless women. The Sun (2006)I have doled out food to hungry people knowing that the queue is too long. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They highlight my impotence; my inability to do anything other than dole out advice or money or instructions. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Why is she signing on in Kidderminster where the jobs on offer at the dole office range from cleaner and shop assistant to barmaid? Times, Sunday Times (2011)In 2005 the number of dole claimants per vacancy across the country was 1.5. Times, Sunday Times (2011)When you go to the dole office wearing a suit and shirt, you get your pride and dignity back in the face of serious unhappiness. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Many of the areas with the smallest ratio of dole claimants to job vacancies are in the Midlands, where export sales are helping to boost recovery. Times, Sunday Times (2011)THE number of dole claimants per job vacancy is more than twice as high in parts of the North than in the South. The Sun (2012)
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Translations for 'dole'
British English: dole /dəʊl/ NOUN
The dole is money that is given regularly by the government to people who are unemployed.
He was living on the dole.
- American English: welfare
- Arabic: إِعَانَةٌ لـِمُتَعَطِّليـن
- Brazilian Portuguese: auxílio desemprego
- Chinese: 救济金
- Croatian: novčana potpora
- Czech: podpora v nezaměstnanosti
- Danish: arbejdsløshedsunderstøttelse
- Dutch: uitkering
- European Spanish: subsidio de desempleo
- Finnish: työttömyyskorvaus
- French: chômage
- German: Arbeitslosenunterstützung
- Greek: επίδομα ανεργίας
- Italian: sussidio di disoccupazione
- Japanese: 失業手当
- Korean: 실업 수당
- Norwegian: utdeling
- Polish: zasiłek dla bezrobotnych
- European Portuguese: esmola
- Romanian: ajutor de șomaj
- Russian: пособие по безработице
- Spanish: subsidio de desempleo
- Swedish: arbetslöshetsunderstöd
- Thai: เงินที่รัฐบาลให้กับคนว่างงานทุกเดือน
- Turkish: yoksulluk yardımı
- Ukrainian: допомога через безробіття
- Vietnamese: tiền trợ cấp thất nghiệp
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