on welfare

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Definition of on welfare

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: receiving money from the government because of a low income or lack of income a family on welfare

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“On welfare.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/on%20welfare. Accessed 5 Oct. 2022.

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