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social insurance

n.
An insurance program carried out or mandated by a government to provide economic assistance to the unemployed, the elderly, or the disabled.

social insurance

n
(Social Welfare) government insurance providing coverage for the unemployed, the injured, the old, etc: usually financed by contributions from employers and employees, as well as general government revenue. See also social security, national insurance, social assistance

so′cial insur′ance


n.
any of various forms of insurance provided by a government, as unemployment insurance.
[1915–20]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.social insurance - government provision for unemployed, injured, or aged people; financed by contributions from employers and employees as well as by government revenue
public assistance, social welfare, welfare - governmental provision of economic assistance to persons in need; "she lives on welfare"
national insurance - social insurance program in Britain; based on contributions from employers and employees; provides payments to unemployed and sick and retired people as well as medical services
national assistance, social assistance, supplementary benefit - benefits paid to bring incomes up to minimum levels established by law
Social Security - social welfare program in the U.S.; includes old-age and survivors insurance and some unemployment insurance and old-age assistance
unemployment compensation - payment by a United States agency to unemployed people
disability insurance - social insurance for the disabled
health care - social insurance for the ill and injured
Translations

social insurance

n (Am) → assicurazione f sociale
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