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social security

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part of speech: noun
definition 1: (often cap.) in the United States, an assistance plan for the elderly, unemployed, or disabled funded by mandatory contributions from employers, employees, and the government.
definition 2: any similar program of social aid or insurance.
definition 3: the financial assistance provided by such a program.
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  • Social Security number:
    a number given by the Social Security Administration to identify people who can work in the United States.