welfare work

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  1. the efforts or programs of an agency, community, business organization, etc., to improve living conditions, increase job opportunities, secure hospitalization, and the like, for needy persons within its jurisdiction.

Origin of welfare work

First recorded in 1905–10

Other words from welfare work

  • welfare worker, noun

Words Nearby welfare work

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How to use welfare work in a sentence

  • welfare work in Le Creusot is in a high state of efficiency.

    A Journey Through France in War Time | Joseph G. Butler, Jr.
  • The Kanegafuchi welfare work is exceptional, but it is in line with the new spirit of the people.

  • welfare work is not uncommon in the large establishments, and a minimum wage is being adopted here and there.

    Society | Henry Kalloch Rowe
  • Since the factory was working at top speed a great deal of attention was paid to welfare work.

  • Gandhi has arranged that the fund be used for village welfare work among women and children.

    Autobiography of a YOGI | Paramhansa Yogananda