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What does "welfare" mean? #1 (permalink) Mon Mar 12, 2007 4:05 am   What does "welfare" mean?
 

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ESL/EFL Test #294 "Economics Questions test (2)", question 7

In some nations, people and families are below the poverty level and are in need so they are given ......... in order to survive.

(a) technology
(b) welfare
(c) consumers

English Language Proficiency Tests, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #294 "Economics Questions test (2)", answer 7

In some nations, people and families are below the poverty level and are in need so they are given welfare in order to survive.

Correct answer: (b) welfare
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what does it welfare mean?

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Welfare #2 (permalink) Mon Mar 12, 2007 5:46 am   Welfare
 

Hello Nora,
Welfare means: aid (help) in the form of money or government programs for those in need (people who cannot provide - food, shelter, clothing and/or education - for themselves and/or their families.)
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