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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

organized welfare efforts carried on under professional auspices by trained personnel

Usage examples (34)
  • Eleven states reported that social-service programs had gone over budget.
  • But things change when churches ask the public to finance a social-service program.
  • State budget cutbacks have also reduced money for social-service and health programs.
  • Particularly hard-hit were social-service charities, with a 12.7% decline in donations. for more
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