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2 entries found for welfare.
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Main Entry: wel·fare
Pronunciation: primarystresswel-secondarystressfa(schwa)r, -secondarystressfe(schwa)r
Function: noun
1 : the state of doing well especially in relation to happiness, well-being, or success <must look out for your own welfare>
2 a : aid in the form of money or necessities for people in need b : a program through which such aid is distributed
- welfare adjective

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