Example sentences for: afdc

How can you use “afdc” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • When AFDC started in the 1930s, two-thirds of children on welfare were there because of the death or incapacitation of a parent.

  • After rising 32 percent under George Bush (from 1989 to 1993), AFDC caseloads are now declining.

  • [* Methodological fine print: "Welfare" means Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) or its successor program, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF).

  • Because food stamps are a form of welfare, they--like AFDC and TANF benefits--have traditionally been stigmatized, even among those who are eligible to get them.

  • When AFDC rolls began climbing in the late 1960s, fewer than 10 percent of American children were born out of wedlock.


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