social welfare, welfare, public assistance(noun)
governmental provision of economic assistance to persons in need
"she lives on welfare"
U.S. National Library of Medicine
Organized institutions which provide services to ameliorate conditions of need or social pathology in the community.
The numerical value of social welfare in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of social welfare in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
They're really living way below the breadline and I don't have the confidence that social welfare or anybody is going to come and save them.
It wasn't an application by the Social Welfare Department as it usually would be, police threw in a bunch of facts they obtained about the family in a very superficial manner.
Germans have earned this money by the sweat of their brow, be it at a desk or at the steelworks here in Riesa ... so that a distant and anti-grassroots government can hand out horns of plenty as if it's the world's social welfare office.
We didn't want people in Portugal, in Greece to suffer. But we were close to the abyss, if we, in Europe, want to keep our social welfare model then we must stick with budget consolidation. We don't want Europe to turn into just a museum for tourists to visit.
Hong Kong is facing a structural problem, unless we have true universal suffrage, and can use our surpluses to have genuine reform in terms of the social welfare system as well as the education system...a one-time sweetener won't help alleviate the anger of Hong Kong people.
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