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welfare state
American English: /ˈwɛlfɛ(ə)r ˌsteɪt/

Translation of welfare state in Italian:


  • (as concept) welfare state (masculine) , stato (masculine) assistenziale
    (stressing state assistance) assistenza (feminine) pubblica
    to be dependent on the welfare state
    dipendere dall'assistenza sociale
    a welfare state mentality [pejorative]
    una mentalità assistenzialista
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