Meaning of WELFARE in English


Frequency: The word is one of the 3000 most common words in English.


The ~ of a person or group is their health, comfort, and happiness.

I do not think he is considering Emma’s ~...

He was the head of a charity for the ~ of children.

N-UNCOUNT: usu with poss


Welfare services are provided to help with people’s living conditions and financial problems.

Child ~ services are well established and comprehensive...

He has urged complete reform of the ~ system.

ADJ: usu ADJ n


In the United States, ~ is money that is paid by the government to people who are unemployed, poor, or sick.

States such as Michigan and Massachusetts are making deep cuts in ~...


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