welfare family

Definition of welfare family

  1. :  a family that receives government assistance

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  the state of doing well especially in respect to good fortune, happiness, well-being, or prosperity

    :  aid in the form of money or necessities for those in need

    :  an agency or program through which such aid is distributed

  1. :  of, relating to, or concerned with welfare and especially with improvement of the welfare of disadvantaged social groups

    :  receiving public welfare benefits

  1. :  a group of individuals living under one roof and usually under one head :  household

    :  a group of persons of common ancestry :  clan

    :  a people or group of peoples regarded as deriving from a common stock :  race

  1. :  of or relating to a family (see 1family)

    :  designed or suitable for both children and adults

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