flexicurity

/ (ˌflɛksɪˈkjʊərɪtɪ) /

noun plural -ties

a welfare-state model, originating in Denmark in the 1990s, that combines labour-market flexibility, social security, and a proactive labour market

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Word Origin for flexicurity

C21: from flexi (ble) + (se) curity
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