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social work

n.
Organized work intended to advance the social conditions of a community, and especially of the disadvantaged, by providing psychological counseling, guidance, and assistance, especially in the form of social services.

social worker n.

social work

n
(Social Welfare) any of various social services designed to alleviate the conditions of the poor and aged and to increase the welfare of children
social worker n

so′cial work`


n.
any organized service or activity designed to improve social conditions in a community, as assistance to poor persons or troubled families.
[1915–20]
so′cial work`er, n.

social work

Work intended to improve the conditions of the disadvantaged in society, including counseling.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.social work - any of various services designed to aid the poor and aged and to increase the welfare of childrensocial work - any of various services designed to aid the poor and aged and to increase the welfare of children
social service, welfare work - an organized activity to improve the condition of disadvantaged people in society
Translations
sociální péče
szociális munka
félagsráîgjöf
sociálna starostlivosť

social work

nassistenza sociale

social

(ˈsəuʃəl) adjective
1. concerning or belonging to the way of life and welfare of people in a community. social problems.
2. concerning the system by which such a community is organized. social class.
3. living in communities. Ants are social insects.
4. concerning the gathering together of people for the purposes of recreation or amusement. a social club; His reasons for calling were purely social.
ˈsocialism noun
the belief or theory that a country's wealth (its land, mines, industries, railways etc) should belong to the people as a whole, not to private owners.
ˈsocialist noun
a person who believes in and/or practises socialism.
adjective
of or concerning socialism. socialist policies/governments.
ˈsocialize, ˈsocialise verb
to mix socially (eg with guests at a party etc).
ˈsocially adverb
in a social way. I've seen him at various conferences, but we've never met socially.
social work work which deals with the care of people in a community, especially of the poor, under-privileged etc ( noun social worker)
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