a government that undertakes responsibility for the welfare of its citizens through programs in public health and public housing and pensions and unemployment compensation etc.
governmental provision of economic assistance to persons in need
something that aids or promotes well-being
express in words
the territory occupied by one of the constituent administrative districts of a nation
the way something is with respect to its main attributes
the group of people comprising the government of a sovereign state
a politically organized body of people under a single government
indicate through a symbol, formula, etc.