welfare state

  • 41Welfare — may refer to:* Well being, quality of lifestyle ** Animal welfare, the quality of life of animals, and concerns thereabout * Welfare , a film directed by Frederick WisemanIn economics:* Social welfare provision, government programs that seek to… …

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  • 42Welfare (financial aid) — Welfare is financial assistance paid to people by governments. Some welfare is general, while specific and can only be invoked under certain circumstances, such as a scholarship. Welfare payments can be made to individuals or to companies or… …

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  • 43state — [steɪt] noun 1. [countable usually singular] the condition that someone or something is in at a particular time: • The property market is in a poor state. • I personally think the economy is in a worse state than the Government has been admitting …

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  • 44welfare — /ˈwɛlfer, ingl. ˈwɛlˌfɛə(r)/ [vc. ingl., accorc. di welfare state, propr. «stato (state) del benessere (welfare)»] s. m. inv. (econ.) stato sociale FRASEOLOGIA Ministero per il Welfare (giorn.), Ministero per il Lavoro e le politiche sociali …

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  • 45welfare —    state aid to the poor    It originally meant prosperity, which is not how all the recipients today see it:     ... his girl friend threatened to call the cops when he took half of her welfare money. (Wambaugh, 1983)    The British Welfare… …

    How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • 46welfare programme — welfare programme, welfare provision See welfare state …

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  • 47State (disambiguation) — State or The State may refer to:Government* A sovereign political entity ** State ** Unitary state ** Nation state ** State (law), a well defined jurisdiction, with its own set of laws and courts. *State (country subdivision), a non sovereign… …

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  • 48welfare — O.E. wel faran condition of being or doing well, from wel (see WELL (Cf. well) (adv.)) + faran get along (see FARE (Cf. fare) (v.)). Cf. O.N. velferð. Meaning social concern for the well being of children, the unemployed, etc. is first attested… …

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  • 49welfare statist — welfare statist, a supporter of the principles and practices of a welfare state. –wel´fare|stat´ist, adjective …

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  • 50state — It is usual to spell it with a capital initial letter when it refers to political entities, either nations (The State of Israel / a State visit), or parts of a federal nation (the State of Virginia / crossing the State border), and when it means… …

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  • 51welfare statism — noun : a belief in or the advocacy or practice of policies associated with or designed to bring about a welfare state * * * 1. the belief in or practices of a welfare state. 2. the condition of being a welfare state. [1950 55; WELFARE STATE +… …

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  • 52welfare — noun 1 good health and happiness ADJECTIVE ▪ animal, child, community, family, human, personal ▪ people concerned about child welfare ▪ gen …

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  • 53state — statable, stateable, adj. /stayt/, n., adj., v., stated, stating. n. 1. the condition of a person or thing, as with respect to circumstances or attributes: a state of health. 2. the condition of matter with respect to structure, form,… …

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  • 54welfare — /wel fair /, n. 1. the good fortune, health, happiness, prosperity, etc., of a person, group, or organization; well being: to look after a child s welfare; the physical or moral welfare of society. 2. See welfare work. 3. financial or other… …

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  • 55welfare — Synonyms and related words: ADC, Easy Street, Medicaid, Medicare, advantage, affluence, aid, alimony, allotment, allowance, almsgiving, altruistic, annuity, assistance, avail, bed of roses, behalf, behoof, beneficent, benefit, benevolent, benison …

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  • 56welfare — 01. He lost his job over a year ago, and now his family is surviving on [welfare] payments from the government. 02. You should consider the [welfare] of your family before you decide to take a job in another city. 03. People in this country who… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 57welfare statism — 1. the belief in or practices of a welfare state. 2. the condition of being a welfare state. [1950 55; WELFARE STATE + ISM] * * * …

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  • 58state — I n. government 1) to establish, found, set up a state 2) to govern, rule a state 3) a buffer; client; garrison; independent; police; puppet; secular; sovereign; welfare state 4) a member state (the member states of the UN) condition 5) a… …

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  • 59welfare — n. 1 well being, happiness; health and prosperity (of a person or a community etc.). 2 (Welfare) a the maintenance of persons in such a condition esp. by statutory procedure or social effort. b financial support given for this purpose. Phrases… …

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  • 60welfare stater — ˈstād.ə(r) noun : one that believes in or advocates a welfare state * * * welfare stater, = welfare statist. (Cf. ↑welfare statist) …

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