welfare family

noun

Definition of welfare family

: a family that receives government assistance

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“Welfare family.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/welfare%20family. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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