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welfare

1. 
a. financial and other assistance given to people in need
b. (as modifier): welfare services
2. plans or work to better the social or economic conditions of various underprivileged groups
3. the welfare Informal chiefly Brit the public agencies involved with giving such assistance
4. on welfare Chiefly US and Canadian in receipt of financial aid from a government agency or other source
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Various venues across South Wales, including Soar Centre, Penygraig; Theatr Gartholwg, Church Village; The Riverfront, Newport; Redhouse, Merthyr Tydfil; The Welfare, Ystradgynlais; The Grand Pavilion, Porthcawl; Beaufort Theatre, Ebbw Vale; Glyncoch Community Centre; Maesteg Town Hall; Markham Wellfare Hall; St Donats Arts Centre; The Drill Hall, Chepstow ; Sherman Cymru When?
Your earnest care and fervent desire for our wellfare, is a suficient stimolous to me to inform you of the result.
Beyond interventions and wars, an Arab or Asian, Islamic or Confucian democracy, however we call it, must start from the internalization of certain concepts, from the assumption of the nucleus of "public wellfare" existing in any civilization and religion, as we had demonstrated, from Brown's "moral code".
The seminar was also attended by members of public wellfare organizations specialized in social and women affairs.
Elliott's friends at Harton and Westoe Miners Wellfare in South Shields, where he is a member of the club's darts team, also told of their shock.
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Wellfare Institute of Science, Technology & Management, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India.