Translation of welfare in Spanish:


asistencia social, n.

Pronunciation: /ˈwɛlˌfɛr//ˈwɛlfɛː/


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    • 1.1(assistance)

      asistencia social feminine
      (program) (before noun) de asistencia social
      welfare organization organización de asistencia social feminine
      • A decade ago, some Chumash still relied on welfare and donated clothing.
      • We know that real jobs are a better guarantee of prosperity for the unemployed than welfare.
      • Welfare benefits are being reduced and new provisions introduced to restrict access to welfare.
      • First, cuts in welfare and other social programs have reduced government health insurance.
      • What got me back was that I was on food stamps and welfare and I had a family to support.
      • The workers are demanding an expansion and prompt payment of welfare benefits to the unemployed.
      • The Government wants to keep putting up taxes in order to support its welfare expenditure.
      • America, rightly or wrongly, spends a great deal on welfare.
      • Dependency on welfare was growing and approaching the peak it would reach in 1995.
      • We must look behind these numbers to see if how families fare after leaving welfare.
      • The implications for long-term funding of welfare and pensions is profound.

    • 1.2US (payment)

      (feminine plural) prestaciones sociales
      to be on welfare recibir prestaciones de la seguridad social

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    bienestar masculine