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social security

n.
1. often Social Security Abbr. SS A government program that provides economic assistance to persons faced with unemployment, disability, or agedness, financed by assessment of employers and employees.
2. The economic assistance provided by social security.

social security

n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) public provision for the economic, and sometimes social, welfare of the aged, unemployed, etc, esp through pensions and other monetary assistance
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (often capitals) a government programme designed to provide such assistance

so′cial secu′rity


n.
1. (often caps.) a program of old age, unemployment, health, disability, and survivors' insurance maintained by the U.S. government through employer and employee payments.
2. any public program providing for economic security and social welfare.
[1930–35]

social security

A government program that provides money to the needy, such as the unemployed; the money that is provided.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.social security - social welfare program in the U.S.Social Security - social welfare program in the U.S.; includes old-age and survivors insurance and some unemployment insurance and old-age assistance
social insurance - government provision for unemployed, injured, or aged people; financed by contributions from employers and employees as well as by government revenue
old-age insurance - insurance paid to the elderly
survivors insurance - insurance paid to surviving spouses
Translations
sociální zabezpečení
socialhjælp
sosiaaliturvasosiaaliturvajärjestelmäsosiaalietu
socijalno osiguranje
社会保障
사회 보장
social trygghet
การประกันสังคม
an sinh xã hội

social security

nprevidenza sociale
to be on social security (fam) → ricevere sussidi dalla previdenza sociale
Department of Social Security (Brit) → Istituto di Previdenza Sociale

social security

ضَمَانٌ اجْتِمَاعِيّ sociální zabezpečení socialhjælp Sozialhilfe κοινωνική ασφάλιση seguridad social sosiaaliturva sécurité sociale socijalno osiguranje previdenza sociale 社会保障 사회 보장 uitkering trygdesystem ubezpieczenie społeczne previdência social, segurança social социальное страхование social trygghet การประกันสังคม sosyal güvenlik an sinh xã hội 社会保障
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