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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.]
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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]
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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]
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subsidy

Financial assistance given by a government to a business or individual enterprise.
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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
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subsidy

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

noun
Something, as a gift, granted for a definite purpose:
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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
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subsidy

[ˈsʌbsɪdi] nsubvention f
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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
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subsidy

[ˈsʌbsɪdɪ] nsovvenzione f, sussidio
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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.
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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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References in classic literature ?
Nor was the public revenue well managed at Sparta, for the state was worth nothing while they were obliged to carry on the most extensive wars, and the subsidies were very badly raised; for as the Spartans possessed a large extent of country, they were not exact upon each other as to what they paid in.
It is true that taxes levied by consent of the estate, do abate men's courage less: as it hath been seen notably, in the excises of the Low Countries; and, in some degree, in the subsidies of England.
The leaders and organizers were maintained by the businessmen directly--aldermen and legislators by means of bribes, party officials out of the campaign funds, lobbyists and corporation lawyers in the form of salaries, contractors by means of jobs, labor union leaders by subsidies, and newspaper proprietors and editors by advertisements.
Overall, the Usman Buzdar government has set aside Rs21.6bn to provide food, transport and agriculture subsidies next fiscal year against the revised estimate of Rs53.3bn for the outgoing financial year, according to the budget documents.
Subsidies to state-run firms jumped by almost a third to P5.115 billion in April as the government extended more financial assistance to agencies that were assisting farmers and fisherfolk amid a prolonged dry spell due to El Nino.
GOCC subsidies hit P5.1 billion in April !-- -- Mary Grace Padin (The Philippine Star) - June 17, 2019 - 12:00am MANILA, Philippines The national government extended P5.12 billion in subsidies to government-owned and -controlled corporations (GOCCs) last April, bulk of which went to the National Irrigation Administration (NIA), the Bureau of the Treasury (BTr) reported.
Earlier this year, the Pakatan Harapan (PH) administration said it expected to roll out the system by July 1, amid scepticism from both experts and the public due to the complexities of targeted subsidies.
SUBSIDIES made by the national government for 2018 amounted to P136.652 billion, with the Philippine Health Insurance Corp.
A big problem with such subsidies is that cheap energy causes the public to use energy wastefully.
The success of China's renewable energy drive fully illustrates the effectiveness of China's on-grid tariff subsidies. The advantage of the on-grid tariff policy - through which the government can make renewable energy production more competitive and attractive to businesses and investors - is that it anchors the revenue of power generation throughout the entire life cycle.
ISLAMABAD -- The government has estimated Rs147,604 million worth subsidies for power, food, textile, water, construction of small dams during the financial year 2018-19.