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English definition of “grant”

grant

noun [C]
 
 
/ɡrɑːnt/
GOVERNMENT, FINANCE an amount of money that is given to a person or an organization for a special purpose, especially by a government: a grant from sb/sth The research laboratory was set up with a grant from the Department of Health.a grant for sth The company received a $10,000 grant for software development.award/give sb a grant They were awarded a grant for stem cell research. get/be given/receive a grant be eligible for/qualify for a grant You can apply for a grant to upgrade your IT systems. a research/study grant a government/federal/state grant a grant application
→ See also block grant, capital grant, death grant, development grant, investment grant, block grant
(Definition of grant noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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