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the welfare: the physical or mental health and happiness
Luna is very concerned about the welfare of the employees.
In a political context, welfare refers to social security:
to be living on welfare (US) not to be in work and to survive only on social security money
welfare spending money the government spends on the health and happiness of its citizens
the welfare state the model where the government takes care of its citizens' health and happiness
- "Now which way to the welfare office?"
- "These men and women are generous, kind, and concerned about the welfare of this city and its inhabitants, but more importantly, they run successful businesses which bring recognition, respect and admiration to San Francisco."
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