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welfare

noun [no plural]   /ˈwel·feər/
A person’s welfare is his or her health and happiness. bienestar He is concerned about the welfare of homeless people.
money or help that a government gives to people who are poor or do not have jobs prestaciones sociales/asistenciales Are you receiving any welfare benefits? welfare payments She’s been on welfare since she lost her job.
(Definition of welfare from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

welfare

noun /ˈwelfeə/
mental and physical health; living conditions bienestar Who is looking after the child’s welfare?
money or aid given by government to people in need asistencia social, prestaciones de la seguridad social He is on welfare She lives on welfare.
child welfare noun
aid provided to dependent children. ayuda (estatal/social) a la infancia
concern for the living conditions etc of children protección social infantil (also adjective) She has a job as a child welfare officer.
welfare state noun
a country which runs insurance schemes for its inhabitants, supplying them with free medical care, pensions etc. estado de bienestar
(Definition of welfare from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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