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English noun: public assistance

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

SamplesShe lives on welfare.

Synonymssocial welfare, welfare

Broader (hypernym)aid, economic aid, financial aid

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

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