welfare

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 [ˈwɛlfɛər]


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welfare

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. (for) the [family's, nation's, country's, citizens'] welfare
  2. the welfare of the [family]
  3. [care about, ensure, guarantee] the welfare of the [family]
  4. your (own) personal welfare
  5. the [physical, social, moral] welfare (of)
  6. the [provision, allocation] of welfare
  7. they are [on, receiving, getting] welfare
  8. is trying to [cut, increase] welfare (for)
  9. welfare [stops, prevents] people from [starving, dying, becoming homeless]
  10. [concerns, worries, doubts] about their welfare
  11. [debates, schemes, talks, think tanks] on welfare
  12. doubts [over, on, concerning] their welfare
  13. [education, housing, immigration] and welfare
n as adj
  1. the welfare [society, state]
  2. welfare [associations, departments, services, programs]
  3. welfare [aids, benefits, systems, recipients, payments]
  4. [doing, carrying out] welfare work
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