welfare state

1 ENTRIES FOUND:
Save
welfare state noun
plural welfare states
welfare state
noun
plural welfare states
Learner's definition of WELFARE STATE
[count, noncount]
: a social system in which a government is responsible for the economic and social welfare of its citizens and has policies to provide free health care, money for people without jobs, etc.
also [count] : a country that has such a system
Comments & Questions
Comments & Questions
What made you want to look up welfare state? Include any comments and questions you have about this word.