social security

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social security (uncountable)

  1. A system whereby the state either through general or specific taxation provides various benefits to help ensure the wellbeing of its citizens.
  2. Those benefits paid under such a system.
  3. (US) A specific such social benefit providing income in retirement or disability.

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Last modified on 11 January 2014, at 03:48