(in Britain) a social security fund from which loans or payments may be made to people in cases of extreme need
noun, Sociology. 1. the entire inherited pattern of cultural activity present in a society.
- Social housing
noun 1. accommodation provided by the state for renting
- Social inquiry report
noun 1. (in Britain) a report on a person and his or her circumstances, which may be required by a court before sentencing and is made by a probation officer or a social worker from a local authority social services department
noun 1. any of various forms of insurance in which a government is an insurer, especially such insurance that provides assistance to disabled or unemployed workers and to aged persons. social insurance noun 1. government insurance providing coverage for the unemployed, the injured, the old, etc: usually financed by contributions from employers and employees, as […]