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welfare work

n.
Organized efforts by a community, organization, or agency to improve the socioeconomic conditions of disadvantaged groups in society.

welfare worker n.
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wel′fare work`


n.
the efforts or programs of a community or a public or private agency to improve the living conditions of needy persons.
[1905–10]
wel′fare work`er, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.welfare work - an organized activity to improve the condition of disadvantaged people in society
work - activity directed toward making or doing something; "she checked several points needing further work"
social work - any of various services designed to aid the poor and aged and to increase the welfare of children
casework - close sociological study of a maladjusted person or family for diagnosis and treatment
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Translations

welfare work

nassistenza sociale
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