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welfare work

Syllabification: wel·fare work

Definition of welfare work in English:

noun

Organized effort to promote the basic physical and material well-being of people in need.
Example sentences
  • The spokesman of the organisation said that welfare work would be done along with the people of other communities.
  • In the mid-1980s he did part-time child welfare work and health care research while studying for a Master's degree in Public Administration at Dalhousie University.
  • So it was a very interesting time, and I was right up to my neck in social welfare work.

Derivatives

welfare worker

1
noun
Example sentences
  • Each Army unit has a soldier assigned as a welfare worker.
  • My saving grace came in the form of a social welfare worker who recognised that I was a good father.
  • When the welfare worker finished, several people booed.

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