welfarism

noun
wel·​far·​ism | \ ˈwel-ˌfer-ˌi-zəm How to pronounce welfarism (audio) \

Definition of welfarism

: the complex of policies, attitudes, and beliefs associated with the welfare state

Other Words from welfarism

welfarist \ ˈwel-​ˌfer-​ist How to pronounce welfarist (audio) \ noun or adjective

First Known Use of welfarism

1928, in the meaning defined above

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“Welfarism.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/welfarism. Accessed 9 December 2019.

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