National Insurance

Definitions

General English

Accounting

  • noun state insurance in the United Kingdom, organised by the government, which pays for medical care, hospitals, unemployment benefits, etc.

Economics

  • noun the UK state insurance system, organised by the government, which pays for such things as medical care, hospitals and unemployment benefits.

Medical

  • noun a weekly payment from a person’s wages, with a supplement from the employer, which pays for state assistance and medical treatment, in the UK

Politics

  • noun a British tax on income which pays for medical care, hospitals and unemployment benefits
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