v. 发放; 施舍
The dole or dole is money that is given regularly by the government to people who are unemployed.
Someone who is on the dole is registered as unemployed and receives money from the government.
It's not easy living on the dole.
1. a share of money or food or clothing that has been charitably given
2. money received from the state
the dole queue
on the dole
Many issuers even dole out extra rewards for such transactions.
But Bush had a bigger scare from Dole than he had counted on.
Patrick has been out of work and on the dole for more that six months.
The number of jobless Britons claiming the dole is now about 960, 000.
Instead, the nomination went to Senator Robert Dole of Kansas.