subsidy


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sub·si·dy

 (sŭb′sĭ-dē)
n. pl. sub·si·dies
1. Monetary assistance granted by a government to a person or group in support of an enterprise regarded as being in the public interest.
2. Financial assistance given by one person or government to another.
3. Money formerly granted to the British Crown by Parliament.

[Middle English subsidie, from Anglo-Norman, from Latin subsidium, support : sub-, behind, beneath; see sub- + sedēre, to sit; see sed- in Indo-European roots.]

subsidy

(ˈsʌbsɪdɪ)
n, pl -dies
1. (Economics) a financial aid supplied by a government, as to industry, for reasons of public welfare, the balance of payments, etc
2. (Historical Terms) English history a financial grant made originally for special purposes by Parliament to the Crown
3. (Economics) any monetary contribution, grant, or aid
[C14: from Anglo-Norman subsidie, from Latin subsidium assistance, from subsidēre to remain, from sub- down + sedēre to sit]

sub•si•dy

(ˈsʌb sɪ di)

n., pl. -dies.
1. a direct financial aid furnished by a government, as to a private commercial enterprise, an individual, or another government.
2. any grant or contribution of money.
3. money formerly granted by the English Parliament to the crown for special needs.
[1325–75; Middle English subsidie < Anglo-French < Latin subsidium auxiliary force, reserve, help =sub- sub- + sid-, comb. form of sedēre to sit]

subsidy

Financial assistance given by a government to a business or individual enterprise.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.subsidy - a grant paid by a government to an enterprise that benefits the publicsubsidy - a grant paid by a government to an enterprise that benefits the public; "a subsidy for research in artificial intelligence"
grant - any monetary aid
subvention - grant of financial aid as from a government to an educational institution
price support - a government subsidy used to maintain prices at a certain level

subsidy

noun aid, help, support, grant, contribution, assistance, allowance, financial aid, stipend, subvention They've slashed state subsidies.

subsidy

noun
Something, as a gift, granted for a definite purpose:
Translations
إعَانَةٌ مَالِيَّةإعانَه مالِيَّه
dotacesubvence
statsstøttestøtte
tukiainentukimaksuvaltionapu
subvencija
szubvenció
obinber fjárstyrkur
助成金
보조금
dotuotisubsidijasubsidijuoti
subsīdija, dotācija
subvencia
subvention
เงินช่วยเหลือ
tiền trợ cấp

subsidy

[ˈsʌbsɪdɪ] Nsubvención f
government subsidysubvención f estatal, subvención f del gobierno
state subsidysubvención f estatal

subsidy

[ˈsʌbsɪdi] nsubvention f

subsidy

nSubvention f, → Zuschuss m; there is a subsidy on butterButter wird subventioniert or bezuschusst; rent subsidyWohnungsbeihilfe f; housing subsidies (for building, renovation etc) → Wohnungsbaubeihilfen pl

subsidy

[ˈsʌbsɪdɪ] nsovvenzione f, sussidio

subsidy

(ˈsabsidi) plural ˈsubsidies noun
(a sum of) money paid by a government etc to an industry etc that needs help, or to farmers etc to keep the price of their products low.
ˈsubsidize, ˈsubsidise verb
to give a subsidy to. Some industries are subsidized by the government.

subsidy

إعَانَةٌ مَالِيَّة dotace støtte Zuschuss επιδότηση subvención tukimaksu subvention subvencija sussidio 助成金 보조금 subsidie subsidie dotacja subsídio субсидия subvention เงินช่วยเหลือ sübvansiyon tiền trợ cấp 津贴
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Isaac the Jew also seemed to have vanished, and with him the hope of certain sums of money, making up the subsidy for which Prince John had contracted with that Israelite and his brethren.
It was in the section included between this range and the Rocky Mountains that the American engineers found the most formidable difficulties in laying the road, and that the government granted a subsidy of forty-eight thousand dollars per mile, instead of sixteen thousand allowed for the work done on the plains.
Under their auspices, Lieutenant (now Captain) Speke has associated with him Captain Grant, of the army in India; they have put themselves at the head of a numerous and well-equipped expedition; their mission is to ascend the lake and return to Gondokoro; they have received a subsidy of more than five thousand pounds, and the Governor of the Cape of Good Hope has placed Hottentot soldiers at their disposal; they set out from Zanzibar at the close of October, 1860.
If this affair eventuated in the stoppage of the modest subsidy allotted to the publication of the F.
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