Earnings Related Supplement
(formerly, in the British National Insurance scheme) a payment based on earnings in the previous tax year, payable (in addition to unemployment or sickness benefit) for about six months to a sick or unemployed personAbbreviation: ERS
These Word Pairs Look Like They’re Related, But Surprisingly They’re NotToday, we’re sharing a series of these surprisingly unrelated words. The word pairs we’ve selected look like they share the same root, but they aren't.
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