boarding out

noun

social welfare, British
  1. the local-authority practice of placing a client in a foster family or voluntary establishment and paying for it
  2. (as modifier)boarding-out allowances

Nearby words

  1. board-certified,
  2. boarder,
  3. boarder baby,
  4. boarding,
  5. boarding house,
  6. boarding party,
  7. boarding pass,
  8. boarding school,
  9. boardinghouse,
  10. boardinghouse reach

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