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.
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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
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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]
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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
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Translations

grant-in-aid

[ˌgrɑːntɪnˈeɪd] N (grants-in-aid (pl)) → subvención f
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Some athletic departments have grant-in-aid funds to be awarded to athletes depending on division and conference.
Division I athletes (total grant-in-aid recipients) and faculty/staff tuition remission recipients should be excluded from both the calculation of tuition revenue and the calculation of institutional aid, as they are fully funded under special programs having nothing to do with the generation of net tuition revenue.