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English definition of “subsidize”

subsidize

verb [T] (UK usually subsidise)     /ˈsʌb.sɪ.daɪz/
to pay part of the cost of something: £50 would help to subsidize the training of an unemployed teenager. The refugees live in subsidized housing provided by the authorities.Paying and spending money subsidization (UK usually subsidisation)     /ˌsʌb.sɪ.daɪˈzeɪ.ʃən/ US  /-dəˈ-/ noun [U] subsidizer (UK usually subsidiser)     /-daɪ.zər/ US  /-daɪ.zɚ/ noun [C] European countries are quite aggressive subsidizers of grain exports.Grants and allowances
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