public assistance


public assistance

noun

: money that the government gives to people who are poor, old, or disabled

Full Definition of PUBLIC ASSISTANCE

:  government aid to needy, aged, or disabled persons and to dependent children

First Known Use of PUBLIC ASSISTANCE

1884

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