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welfare state

Translation of welfare state in French:

noun

Cultural Note: Welfare state

Au Royaume-Uni, on désigne ainsi le système dans lequel l'État prend en charge les citoyens et leur assure les soins médicaux ainsi que des allocations familiales et des aides financières. Cette expression recouvre essentiellement les organismes du National Health Service (NHS), National Insurance et Social Security.

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