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noun allotment, allowance, backing, bounty, contribution, gift, grant, grant-in-aid, stipend, subsistence, subvention
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See also: aid, alimony, annuity, assistance, benefit, commission, consideration, contribution, donation, endowment, fee, grant, help, loan, maintenance, payment, pension, perquisite, recompense

SUBSIDY, Eng. law. An aid, tax or tribute granted by parliament to the king for the urgent occasions of the kingdom, to be levied on every subject of ability, according to the value of his lands or goods. Jacob's Law. Dict. h.t.
     2. The assistance given in money by one nation to another to enable it the better to carry on a war, when such nation does not join directly in the war, is called a subsidy. Vattel, liv. 3, Sec. 82. See Neutrality.

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In June 2017, IES had received SEK21m in central government subsidy for homework support for the calendar year 2017.
To the extent then that government subsidy from public funds is needed to underwrite the payment of tuition in state colleges and universities, the free college education law partakes of the nature of a special appropriation law within the ambit of Section 25 (4), Article VI of the 1987 Constitution that states: 'A special appropriations bill shall specify the purpose for which it is intended; and shall be supported by funds actually available as certified by the National Treasurer, or to be raised by a corresponding revenue proposal therein.
Says can't organise four meets without government subsidy
Since the leasing firm retained the ownership of the cogeneration system, it obtained the government subsidy.
However, the cost without the Government subsidy (or for a non-member) would be pounds 64.
Concluded Lynn, "The history of religion in America is a story of voluntary giving, not a chronicle of government subsidy.
7 million yen in government subsidy earmarked for fiscal 2001 to reassess Japan's medical guidance system.
Hefty government subsidy payments and a lack of attractive alternative crops will support steady to slightly higher rice acreage this spring.
But if, as I suspect, such shifts occurred because of the attraction of a government subsidy, we should be concerned because the insidious effects of such subsidies would have spread.
Two of Sematech's original 14 members quit because even with their dues halved by government subsidy they could not justify the investment.
The homeowner deduction is a government subsidy that goes primarily to the affluent.
Despite the growing level of government subsidy, the UK remains relatively low compared with other EU countries.

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