Translation of public assistance in Spanish:

public assistance


uncountable/no numerable
  • (American English/inglés norteamericano) [ ayuda estatal a los sectores más necesitados de la población ] to be on public assistance recibir ayuda estatal

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Cultural fact of the day

The National Police (Policía Nacional) was set up in Spain in 1976. Its members patrol provincial capitals and big cities, which are responsible for its finance, administration, and recruitment. Although armed, it has never been considered a repressive force, unlike the Guardia Civil.