subsidizeverb [ T ]UK usually subsidise uk /ˈsʌb.sɪ.daɪz/ us /ˈsʌb.sə.daɪz/
- All private universities are subsidized by the government.
- He raises the question as to whether the fine arts should be subsidized by public funds.
- They receive free or subsidized housing.
- Our canteen at work is subsidized.
- Airlines are also subsidized.
noun [ U ] UK usually subsidisation uk /ˌsʌb.sɪ.daɪˈzeɪ.ʃən/ us /ˌsʌb.sə.dəˈzeɪ.ʃən/