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English definition of “subsidize”

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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