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foreign aidnoun [U]

uk   us  
the ​help that is given by a ​richercountry to a ​poorer one, usually in the ​form of ​money or ​food
(Definition of foreign aid from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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foreign aidnoun [U]

uk   us   SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
help that is given by a ​richer country to a ​poorer one, usually in the ​form of ​money or ​food: Rich countries are ​cutting back on ​foreignaid as they ​trim large ​budgetdeficits.
(Definition of foreign aid from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “foreign aid”
in Chinese (Simplified) 国外援助(通常为钱或食品)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 國外援助(通常為錢或食品)…
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