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English definition of “government-sponsored”

government-sponsored

adjective     /ˌɡʌv.ən.məntˈspɒnt.səd/ US  /-ɚn.məntˈspɑːnt.sɚd/
relating to activities that are supported or paid for by a government : Cigarette smoking among high school students is on the rise , according to a major new US government-sponsored survey .Ruling and governing
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