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public assistance

noun
1.
government aid to the poor, disabled, or aged or to dependent children, as financial assistance or food stamps.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05
Related forms
public-assistance, adjective
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public assistance

noun
1.
(US) payment given to individuals by government agencies on the basis of need
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