Definitions for public assistance

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

pub′lic assis′tance(n.)

  1. government aid to the poor, disabled, blind, or aged, or to dependent children.

    Category: Government

Origin of public assistance:

1900–05

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Public Assistance

    Financial assistance to impoverished persons for the essentials of living through federal, state or local government programs.

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