workfare

noun work·fare \ ˈwərk-ˌfer \

Definition of workfare

: a welfare program in which recipients are required to perform usually public-service work

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Origin and Etymology of workfare

work + welfare


WORKFARE Defined for English Language Learners

workfare

noun

Definition of workfare for English Language Learners

  • : a program in which people must do work in order to receive money from the government for food, housing, medical costs, etc.


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