welfare

  

Definitions (2)

1.Availability of resources and presence of conditions required for reasonably comfortable, healthy, and secure living.
2.Government support for the poor and otherwise disadvantaged members of the society, usually through provision of free and/or subsidized goods and services.

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  • Welfare reforms are often at the forefront of concern and debate with the onset of each new Congressional term in the United States.

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  • Good parents almost always consider the long term welfare of their children first when making decisions about housing, employment and investment.

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  • Many times through his or her life, one must bear a burden in blood, sweat, or tears for the unseen welfare of others.

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