Welfare is the provision of a minimal level of well-being and social support for all citizens, sometimes referred to as public aid. In most developed countries welfare is largely provided by the government, and to a lesser extent, charities, informal social groups, religious groups, and inter-governmental organizations. The welfare state expands o...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Welfare
(from the article `Wiseman, Frederick`) ...an inner-city hospital (Hospital, 1970), military training (Basic Training, 1971), a juvenile court (Juvenile Court, 1973), animal experimentation ...Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/w/21
• (n.) Well-doing or well-being in any respect; the enjoyment of health and the common blessings of life; exemption from any evil or calamity; prosperity; happiness.Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/welfare/
A state of health, happiness and well-being.
Example: On the trip the teacher was always concerned about the students' welfare.
See also: welfare-to-work, welfare state
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to go, to proceed, to happen.] Well-doing or well-being in any respect; the enjoyment of health and the common blessings of life; exemption from any evil or calamity; prosperity; happiness. « How to study for the people's welfare
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financial aid that is funded by tax dollars and given by government because of hardship or need.Found on http://www.ircpolitics.org/glossary.html
governmental provision of assistance to persons in needFound on https://www.vocabulary.com/lists/161539
HMS Welfare was a British Algerine Class minesweeper of 950 tons displacement launched in 1943. HMS Welfare was powered by two 3-drum type boilers providing a top speed of 16.5 knots. She carried a peacetime complement of 85 and between 104 and 138 in war. For defence she was armed with one 4-inch dual-purpose gun; four 40 mm anti-aircraft guns and...Found on http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/browse/RW.HTM
Refers to the economic well being of an individual, group, or economy. For individuals, it is conceptualized by a utility function. For groups, including countries and the world, it is a tricky philosophical concept, since individuals fare differently. In trade theory, an improvement in welfare is often inferred from an increase in real national in...Found on http://www-personal.umich.edu/~alandear/glossary/w.html
something that aids or promotes well-beingFound on https://www.vocabulary.com/lists/1050477
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