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adjective uk   /ˌɡʌv.ən.məntˈspɒnt.səd/  us   /-ɚn.məntˈspɑːnt.sɚd/
relating to activities that are supported or paid for by a government: Cigarette smoking among high school students is on the rise, according to a major new US government-sponsored survey.
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