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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A government aid program in which recipients must do some sort of training or employment to receive benefits.

Usage examples (31)
  • In today's WSJ,, Rudy and Newt are urging "workfare" for Iraq:
  • In 1986, Mead's big idea was to push welfare recipients into jobs – an approach that came to be known as "workfare".
  • The law ended the principle of indefinite cash handouts and penalized states if they failed to introduce tough "workfare" programs, forcing beneficiaries to move into...
  • Instead they are sorted into "workfare" and training schemes. for more
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