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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The set of policies, practices, and social attitudes associated with a welfare state.

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  • noun rare, derisive The belief in or support of the welfare state.

Etymologies

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welfare +‎ -ism

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