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welfarism

[wel-fair-iz-uh m, -fai-riz-] /ˈwɛlˌfɛər ɪz əm, -fɛəˌrɪz-/
noun
1.
the set of attitudes and policies characterizing or tending toward the establishment of a welfare state.
Origin of welfarism
1945-1950
First recorded in 1945-50; welfare + -ism
Related forms
welfarist, noun, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for welfarist

welfarism

/ˈwɛlˌfɛərɪzəm/
noun
1.
policies or attitudes associated with a welfare state
Derived Forms
welfarist, noun
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