welfare

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British statesman and leader of the Labour party who instituted the welfare state in England (1883-1967) 1st Earl Attlee , Attlee , Clement Attlee , Clement Richard Attlee
association of people to promote the welfare of senior citizens AARP , Association for the Advancement of Retired Persons
against one's interests or welfare adverse
quality of unselfish concern for the welfare of others altruism , selflessness
British economist (born in India) whose report on social insurance provided the basis for most of the social legislation on which the welfare state in the United Kingdom is based (1879-1963) Beveridge , First Baron Beveridge , William Henry Beveridge
grant of federal money to state and local governments to support social welfare programs block grant
committee of university officers who have general supervision over the welfare and conduct of students board of regents
case for a welfare worker charity case , welfare case
administrative unit responsible for social work concerned with the welfare and vocational training of children child welfare agency , child welfare service
absence of concern for the welfare of others coldheartedness , hardheartedness , heartlessness
welfare or public good commonweal
charity supported by individual subscriptions; defrays the demands on a community for social welfare community chest
(usually plural) a polite expression of desire for someone's welfare compliments , regard , wish
United States federal department that administers all federal programs dealing with health and welfare; created in 1979 Department of Health and Human Services , Health and Human Services , HHS
someone devoted to the promotion of human welfare and to social reforms do-gooder , humanitarian , improver
concern for your own interests and welfare egocentrism , egoism , self-centeredness , self-concern , self-interest
(ethics) the theory that the pursuit of your own welfare in the basis of morality egoism
doctrine that people's duty is to promote human welfare humanism , humanitarianism
club dedicated to promoting responsible citizenship and good government and community and national and international welfare International Association of Lions clubs , Lions Club
those who support varying degrees of social or political or economic change designed to promote the public welfare left , left wing
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