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English definition of “grant”


verb [T]     /ɡrɑːnt/
LAW, FINANCE to legally or officially give or allow something: grant permission to do sth Only the city council can grant permisssion to build on that site .grant sth to sb/grant sb sth The authorities have granted special licenses to companies who are pioneering communications technology .grant sb access/rights The draft agreement will grant the airline several other new rights within Europe . grant sb a loan / mortgage grant a licence / patent grant an injunction /an extension / compensation grant sb citizenship /a visa / asylum
(Definition of grant verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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