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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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President Donald Trump is not the first president to use US foreign aid as a carrot and stick, and not the first to threaten to cut aid to countries that displease Washington.
Abidjan: The African Economic Conference convened for its second day of deliberations to explore the impact of foreign aid on domestic tax collection and the effective utilization of donor aid in Africa.
While I know - from my own personal experience - of more than one misguided aid project, the overall impact of foreign aid is to benefit the British economy.
The African Economic Conference, organised by the African Development Bank and partners, convened for its second day of deliberations on Tuesday, to explore the impact of foreign aid on domestic tax collection and the effective utilisation of donor aid in Africa.
The foreign aid flow to Bangladesh during the first five months (July-November) of the current fiscal year (FY18) continued its encouraging trend as it was $824.
Pakistan Humanitarian Forum, which represents scores of foreign aid groups, says their work directly benefits about 29 million people in Pakistan.
THE amount the UK spends on foreign aid has risen by a third since 2012.
TOP 10 COUNTRIES RECEIVING THE MOST FOREIGN AID FROM THE UK IN 2016 mount THE amount the UK spends on foreign aid has risen by a third since 2012.
He explained that during the meeting, they discussed the best ways for Qatari institutions to participate in the realisation of the country's policies and strategies on foreign aid and to announce opportunities for future projects in which they can cooperate in financing and implementing in order to stimulate cooperation, reduce costs and enhance the developmental impact.
Khartoum, June 11 (SUNA) - The Minister of International Cooperation Idris Suleiman has issued a decision on formation of a committee for preparation of a foreign aid strategy headed by the State Minister at the Ministry Sumaya O'kud and a number of experts and specialists in the field of plans and strategies' preparation.
federal funding in the Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 foreign aid bill for the HALO Trusts de-mining activity in the interior of the Republic of Artsakh (Nagorno Karabakh), with the aim of empowering this non-profit organization to complete its long-term project to clear the Republics villages and farmlands of mines and unexploded ordnance by 2020.
Opinion, 5/21/17) and Solita Monsod ('Looking at the issue of foreign aid,' Opinion, 5/20/17).

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