social welfare


social welfare

noun

Definition of SOCIAL WELFARE

:  organized public or private social services for the assistance of disadvantaged groups; specifically :  social work

First Known Use of SOCIAL WELFARE

1917

social wel·fare

noun \-ˈwel-ˌfa(ə)r, -ˌfe(ə)r\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SOCIAL WELFARE

: organized public or private social services for the assistance of disadvantaged groups; specifically : social work

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