Definition of welfarism in English:

welfarism

Line breaks: wel|far¦ism
Pronunciation: /ˈwɛlfɛːrɪz(ə)m
 
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noun

[mass noun]
The principles or policies associated with a welfare state.
More example sentences
  • Months later, many are still surprised, at the state's stern monetary and fiscal policies and with the populist, old-style welfarism of its campaign against hunger.
  • The executive wing have no intention of going back to the old days of social democracy and welfarism.
  • It is not Treaty settlement legislation but welfarism and bureaucracy, and it needs substantial amendment.

Derivatives

welfarist

noun & adjective
More example sentences
  • The big players in the global economy, not to mention the Bretton Woods institutions simply will not like a government which implements expensive welfarist policies of this kind.
  • My position is ultimately that these debates between the social welfarist position and the individual's philosophy are all very interesting, but they're ultimately quite arid.
  • In practice, however, rather than replacing the old structures of juvenile justice, the new welfarist principles were simply grafted onto them.

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