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capitation grantnoun [C]

uk   us   FINANCE, GOVERNMENT
an ​amount of ​money that is given to an ​organization for each ​person it ​deals with, teaches, or cares for: The ​capitationgrant for ​primaryeducation is too little to ​buy a ​minimum set of ​books for each ​student.
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