grant-in-aid

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grant-in-aid

(grănt′ĭn-ād′)
n. pl. grants-in-aid (grănts′-)
1. A giving of federal funds to a state or local government to subsidize a public project.
2. A giving of funds to an institution or a person in order to subsidize a project or program.

grant-in-aid

n, pl grants-in-aid
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a sum of money granted by one government to a lower level of government or to a dependency for a programme, etc
2. (Education) education a grant provided by the central government or local education authority to ensure consistent standards in buildings and other facilities

grant′-in-aid′



n., pl. grants-in-aid.
1. a subsidy furnished by a central government to a local one to help finance a public project.
2. a financial subsidy given to an individual or institution for research, educational, or cultural purposes.
[1880–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.grant-in-aid - a grant from a central government to a local government
grant, subsidisation, subsidization - the act of providing a subsidy
2.grant-in-aid - a grant to a person or school for some educational project
economic aid, financial aid, aid - money to support a worthy person or cause
grant - any monetary aid
post doc, postdoc, postdoctoral - a grant that funds postdoctoral study or research
Translations

grant-in-aid

[ˌgrɑːntɪnˈeɪd] N (grants-in-aid (pl)) → subvención f
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Martin Parkinson, CCW's Grants Policy and Strategy Officer said: "Over the years, CCW has grant aided some excellent project that have benefited Wales environment as well as creating opportunities for people to enjoy our natural heritage.