Definition of welfare reform in English:

welfare reform

Syllabification: wel·fare re·form

noun

A movement to change the federal government’s social welfare policy by shifting some of the responsibility to the states and cutting benefits.
More example sentences
  • Next, an article examines the difficulties women have finding jobs when welfare reform ends their benefits.
  • In addition, due to the progress of social welfare reform, more elderly people now enjoy endowment insurance.
  • A very big part of his decision was due to our leader making his speech on social welfare reform in January this year.

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