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sub·vent

 (səb-vĕnt′)
tr.v. sub·vent·ed, sub·vent·ing, sub·vents
To provide or support with a subvention.

[Latin subvenīre, subvent-, to come to help; see subvention.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.subvent - guarantee financial support ofsubvent - guarantee financial support of; "The opera tour was subvented by a bank"
guarantee, undertake - promise to do or accomplish; "guarantee to free the prisoners"
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In the eyes of the Nandom Naa and his organizing committee, the festival is based on the principle of redistribution, controlled solely by the Nandom Naa, who subvents expenditures, if necessary, 'from his own pockets', as he puts it.
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