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Definition of “subsidy” - Learner’s Dictionary

subsidy

noun [C]     /ˈsʌbsɪdi/
money given by a government or other organization to pay part of the cost of something: housing subsidies for the poorGrants and allowances
Translations of “subsidy”
in Vietnamese tiền trợ cấp…
in Spanish subsidio, subvención…
in Thai เงินสนับสนุน…
in Malaysian subsidi…
in French subvention…
in German die Subvention…
in Chinese (Traditional) 補助金, 津貼,補貼…
in Indonesian subsidi…
in Russian субсидия, дотация…
in Turkish yardım, ek ödeme, ödenek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 补助金, 津贴,补贴…
in Polish dotacja…
(Definition of subsidy from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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