Meaning of Social Security Act

So'cial Secu'rity Act"

Pronunciation: [key]
— U.S. Govt. U.S. Govt.
  1. a law passed in 1935 providing old-age retirement insurance, a federal-state program of unemployment compensation, and federal grants for state welfare programs.
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