- social services provided by a government for its citizens.
Origin of social welfare
First recorded in 1915–20
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Examples from the Web for social welfare
It added that it would be “operated exclusively for public and social-welfare purposes.”
The FEC has held that social-welfare nonprofits like the Kentucky Opportunity Coalition, which are organized under Sec.
Yes, as many conservatives fear, many of the new Americans would be eligible for, and take advantage of, social-welfare benefits.CBO’s Case for Immigration: $197 Billion Cut in U.S. Deficit
June 19, 2013
- 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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