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social securitynoun
social security
noun
Learner's definition of SOCIAL SECURITY  
[noncount]
: a program in which the government provides money to people who are unable to work because they are old, disabled, or unemployed
orSocial Security
: a program in the U.S. that requires workers to make regular payments to a government fund which is used to make payments to people who are unable to work because they are old, disabled, or retired— abbreviation SS
orSocial Security
: money that is paid out through a social security program
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