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general welfare clause

noun, often cap G&W&C general wel·fare clause \-ˈwel-ˌfar-\

Legal Definition of general welfare clause

  1. :  a clause in Article I, Section 8 of the U.S. Constitution empowering Congress to provide for the general welfare of the United States (as through the collection of taxes)

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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