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subsidize

verb [T] uk ( UK usually subsidise)   /ˈsʌb.sɪ.daɪz/ us  
to pay part of the cost of something: £50 would help to subsidize the training of an unemployed teenager. The refugees live in subsidized housing provided by the authorities.
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subsidization
noun [U] uk ( UK usually subsidisation)   /ˌsʌb.sɪ.daɪˈzeɪ.ʃən/ us    /-dəˈ-/
subsidizer
noun [C] uk ( UK usually subsidiser)   /-daɪ.zər/ us    /-daɪ.zɚ/
European countries are quite aggressive subsidizers of grain exports.
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