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Definition of "social welfare" []

  • Governmental provision of economic assistance to persons in need (noun)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "social welfare" in a sentence
  • "Saraswat Samman for this year 2010 is being conferred upon Prof (Dr) Rama Kant for his social welfare activities."
  • "In late 1976 a number of individuals and church and social welfare organizations joined with members of a study group at the Third World Institute of the Newman Center to form the Infant Formula Action Coalition INFACT, based in Minneapolis, Minnesota."