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foreign aid

n.
Aid, such as economic or military assistance, offered by one nation to another.

foreign aid

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) economic and other assistance given by one country to another

for′eign aid′


n.
economic, technical, or military assitance given by one nation to another.
[1955–60]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.foreign aid - aid (such as economic or military assistance) provided to one nation by another
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
economic aid, financial aid, aid - money to support a worthy person or cause
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