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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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