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aid

(Help), noun abetment, accommodation, advance, advocacy, aidance, assistance, auspices, backing, benefit, coadjuvancy, cooperation, countenance, endorsement, facilitation, furtherance, guidance, help, maintenance, ministration, ministry, patronage, reinforcement, relief, rescue, service, sponsorship, subscription, subsidy, subsistence, succor, support, sustenance, tutelage, willing help
Associated concepts: aid and abet, aid and comfort

aid

(Subsistence), noun benefaction, benefit, charity, compensation, endowment, humanitarianism, ministration, ministry, patronage, relief, subsidy, support, sustainment, sustenance

aid

verb abet, advance, assist, augment, avail, be auxiliary to, be of service, benefit, collaborate, cooperate with, facilitate, further, give aid, give support, help, minnster to, nurture, oblige, promote, provision, reinforce, r ender help, r escue, second, serve, service, strengthen, subserve, succor, supplement, support, uphold
Associated concepts: aid and abet, aid and comfort
See also: abet, accommodate, accomplice, advantage, advocacy, assist, assistance, associate, avail, bear, behalf, benefactor, benefit, bolster, capitalize, charity, coactor, coadjutant, coconspirator, conduce, confederate, conspire, conspirer, contribute, contribution, copartner, countenance, enable, endow, endowment, espouse, expedite, facilitate, factor, favor, finance, foment, foster, harbor, help, ingredient, instrument, inure, largess, lend, loan, maintain, maintenance, nurture, participant, participate, partner, patronage, promotion, protection, redress, reinforcement, relieve, remedy, rescue, samaritan, sanction, serve, service, shelter, side, subsidize, support, sustain, tool, uphold

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in English law, aiding and abetting is the helping in some way of the principal offender. It is in itself a crime but depends upon some earlier communication between the parties. See, for Scotland, ART AND PART.
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In real-terms this means that a total of $150 billion will be spent on defence across the forward estimates at a time when overseas aid spending is savagely slashed.
That may not go over very well with Conservative MPs who are demanding that Prime Minister David Cameron scale back overseas aid while domestic Britain suffers deep public spending cuts.
Overseas aid should be "a matter of private charity", he insisted.
At any other time his call would resonate with those wondering why an economically-becalmed nation should prioritise overseas aid over victims of crime at home.
I'm genuinely concerned that lots of the overseas aid budget is wasted and before the Government starts spraying even more money around you would think they would check that the money already allocated was being wisely spent - this would indicate that it probably isn't," he added.
The coalition's decision to ring-fence overseas aid while cutting public services at home has been criticised by some British newspapers.
Kawaguchi also reiterated her commitment to ODA reforms, explaining her plan to appoint an official from the Ministry of the Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) to head her ministry's Economic Cooperation Bureau, which handles overseas aid.
The Japanese government's so-called ''grassroots'' overseas aid totaled 7 billion yen in fiscal 1999, rising 22.
Last April, the Australian Council for Overseas Aid (ACFOA) released "Trouble at Freeport," a report detailing the killing or disappearance of twenty-two civilians and fifteen alleged guerrillas in and around the mine since June 1994.
The country attracts a degree of overseas aid, although it is reportedly a difficult place in which to conduct healthcare projects.
Overseas aid has gone from all over the world to countries like Africa and India for more than sixty years, perhaps billions in that time.
WHILE I am completely opposed to overseas aid being given simply for the sake of it, natural disasters, such as the cyclone which hit Vanuatu and the more recent earthquake in Nepal, are entirely different.