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welfare

US [ˈwelˌfer]
UK [ˈwelfeə(r)]
  • n.福祉;(政府给予的)福利
  • Web福利事业;社会福利;福利金
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n.
1.
(个体或群体的)幸福,福祉,安康the general health, happiness and safety of a person, an animal or a group
We are concerned about the child's welfare.
我们关注那个孩子的福祉。
2.
(政府给予的)福利practical or financial help that is provided, often by the government, for people or animals that need it
The state is still the main provider of welfare.
政府仍然是福利的主要提供者。
child welfare
儿童福利
a social welfare programme
社会福利计划
welfare provision/services/work
福利供给╱机构╱工作
3.
社会保障金(政府定期向贫穷、失业、患病等人员发放)money that the government pays regularly to people who are poor, unemployed, sick, etc.
They would rather work than live on welfare .
他们更愿工作而不愿靠社会保障金过活。

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