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English definition of “grant”

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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