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Welfare (IPA: /ˈwɛɫˌfɛɹ/)

Welfare (n.)

Well-doing or well-being in any respect; the enjoyment of health and the common blessings of life; exemption from any evil or calamity; prosperity; happiness.


Ghost town in Kendall County, Texas


1975 film by Frederick Wiseman


Family name


Painting by Hj Wedge

Welfare (Last Name / Surname)

Welfare is the #85,357 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 219 people had that surname.

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A social welfare function is simply a statement of how society's well-being relates to the well- being of its members." - Harvey S. Rosen

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Barack Hussein Obama, Jr. is an Indonesian Muslim turned welfare thug and a racist in chief." - Mark Williams (radio host)

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Deprive economics of the concept of welfare and what do you have? Nothing." - Economics

Example Sentence (Quote)

" End welfare as we know it." - Bill Clinton

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Freedom is not merely a word or an abstract theory, but the most effective instrument for advancing the welfare of man." - John F. Kennedy


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