welfare work


noun

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.

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Origin of welfare work

First recorded in 1905–10

OTHER WORDS FROM welfare work

welfare worker, noun
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