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Meaning of welfare

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: governmental provision of economic assistance to persons in
           need; "she lives on welfare" [syn: {social welfare},
           {welfare}, {public assistance}]
      2: something that aids or promotes well-being; "for the benefit
         of all" [syn: {benefit}, {welfare}]
      3: a contented state of being happy and healthy and prosperous;
         "the town was finally on the upbeat after our recent
         troubles" [syn: {wellbeing}, {well-being}, {welfare},
         {upbeat}, {eudaemonia}, {eudaimonia}] [ant: {ill-being}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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