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subsidize

verb [T] ( UK also subsidise)
 
 
/ˈsʌbsɪdaɪz/
to give money to a person or an organization in order to pay part of the cost of something that they do or make: be subsidized by sb/sth The uninsured often seek emergency care at hospitals, which is eventually subsidized by taxpayers. The supported employment programme subsidises employers so they can pay staff the going rate for the job.
subsidization ( UK also subsidisation) /ˌsʌbsɪdɪˈzeɪʃən/ noun [U] subsidizer ( UK also subsidiser) /ˈsʌbsɪdaɪzər/ US   /-zɚ/ noun [C]
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