('chiefly US') 'corporate welfare' [=money or aid given by the government to help a large company]
His family is 'on welfare'. [=receiving government assistance]
She donates to organizations concerned about animal 'welfare'.
(..) "We the people of the United States, "in order to form a more perfect union, "establish justice, "ensure domestic tranquility, "provide for the common defense, promote the general welfare..." How many county judges in Alabama? Sixty-seven. Name them. Aren't we done? Are we not done with this? (..)2014 Selma