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welfare to worknoun [U]

(also welfare-to-work) uk   us   GOVERNMENT
in the UK, a ​government policy that helps ​unemployedpeople who are receiving ​money from the ​government to get ​jobs: For some, welfare-to-work has indeed ​worked. The new ​clubs will be ​staffed in ​part by 50,000 young ​peopletrained under the welfare-to-work ​programme.
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