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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.]
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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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