Definition of social benefit in US English:

social benefit


  • A benefit payable under a social security system.

    • ‘Lastly, the budget also contributed to an increase in social benefits and family allowances.’
    • ‘In this system, a welfare society, social benefits and services are individual.’
    • ‘Danes pay high taxes, but the government uses the money to provide many social benefits such as free health care.’
    • ‘To do so, he gave them huge tax breaks and introduced social benefits that even today anchor the society.’
    • ‘These days, she benefits from rent allowance and other social benefits that give her enough independence to survive as a single parent.’