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English noun: social welfare

1. social welfare (act) governmental provision of economic assistance to persons in need


SamplesShe lives on welfare.


Synonymspublic assistance, welfare


Broader (hypernym)aid, economic aid, financial aid


Narrower (hyponym)dole, pogey, pogy, relief, social insurance









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