foreign aidnoun [ U ]uk /ˌfɒr.ən ˈeɪd/ us /ˌfɔːr.ən ˈeɪd/
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- Furthermore, the money that government takes away from us for foreign aid is used to subsidize our political enemies and economic competitors abroad.
- Meanwhile this country has continued to bear more than its share of the West's military and foreign aid obligations.
- No one can doubt or deny that the interest of various Governments, and the sense of justice among nations, gave the Poles a right to expect foreign aid.
- Our foreign aid does grievous harm to the American people by burdening them with excessive taxation, thus making it difficult for them to expand their own economy.
- The basic argument for foreign aid is that by helping the underdeveloped nations develop, we will keep them from falling under the dictatorship of communism.