What is another word for entitlement program?

Pronunciation: [ɛntˈa͡ɪtə͡lmənt pɹˈə͡ʊɡɹam] (IPA)

There are various terms used to describe entitlement programs, such as social safety net programs, social welfare programs, social protection programs, social security programs, and anti-poverty programs. These programs are designed to provide financial assistance to individuals or households who are unable to meet their basic needs, such as food, healthcare, housing, and education. The government provides these programs as a safety net to ensure that disadvantaged individuals or communities have a minimum level of support to prevent them from falling into poverty. Although the term "entitlement program" has a negative connotation in some circles, these programs have become a vital aspect of the modern welfare state, providing necessary support to millions of people.

What are the hypernyms for Entitlement program?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

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  • Medicaid is essentially bankrupt, Medicare is essentially bankrupt, why the heck would we give the federal government another entitlement program to manage?
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