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social welfare

social services provided by a government for its citizens.
Origin of social welfare
1915-20 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • However, not all programs are focused on social welfare.
  • For one, its social welfare perspective would be quite different.
  • There may be a good social welfare case for that practice.
  • As such, unlike social welfare programs, it is the opposite of welfare.
  • But foreign policy issues, environmental issues, even social welfare issues have joined the agenda.
  • Increasingly, principals must be sensitive to the social welfare and cultural diversity of students.
  • Slim's response illustrates his approach to social welfare.
  • Regardless of the revenues it generates, this type of tax improves social welfare.
  • They also caricature unhelpfully the contribution of business to social welfare.
  • More important less social welfare taker cause almost full employed.
British Dictionary definitions for social welfare

social welfare

the various social services provided by a state for the benefit of its citizens
(capitals) (in New Zealand) a government department concerned with pensions and benefits for the elderly, the sick, etc
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