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Meaning of “welfare state” - Learner’s Dictionary

welfare state

noun [no plural] UK ( US welfare state,
 
)
 
a system in which the government looks after and pays for people who are sick, old, or who cannot get a jobSocial security and state benefitsTaxation
(Definition of welfare state from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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