welfarism

welfarism

[wel-fair-iz-uhm, -fai-riz-]
noun
the set of attitudes and policies characterizing or tending toward the establishment of a welfare state.

Origin:
1945–50; welfare + -ism

welfarist, noun, adjective
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welfarism (ˈwɛlˌfɛərɪzəm)
 
n
policies or attitudes associated with a welfare state
 
'welfarist
 
n

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