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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Preliminary studies, he added, show that Bahrain provides most of those services and basic commodities on subsidization basis and at lower prices than all the countries in the region.
The subsidization of real estate debt--in residential and agricultural mortgage markets--has been a predictable consequence of those partnerships.
The mainland's authorities will implement another TV subsidization program soon to underscore Beijing's energy-saving determination.
Local newspapers on Tuesday quoted unidentified NCP sources as saying that the party's parliamentary bloc had reached an understanding with the party's economic sector to "gradually" lift subsidies on fuel commodities but with the commitment to offer direct subsidization of other commodities to poor pockets of the society.
On the announcement that the government's Court of Accounts will open an investigation into last month's subsidization of red gas oil, which allowed many to benefit from black market prices, we can only hope that the inquiry will continue until all questions are answered, and that it is not simply pushed under the carpet in yet another deal between Prime Minister Najib Mikati and the Free Patriotic Movement.
The newspaper's "subsidization" has been a topic of much speculation for years.
The framework we use to illustrate our point is a two-period cohort model with heterogeneous agents, who endogenously decide on higher education with respect to taxation and subsidization. In this framework, we also demonstrate that subsidies may fail to offset existing tax distortions, limiting the optimistic view of some previous literature.
He then turns to policy, criticizing the British government's subsidization of entrepreneurship with public money and its reliance on entrepreneurship to drive technology transfer, finding these policies at the root of major problems in the UK biotechnology industry.
Fees will become an increasingly important funding source for public universities in the UK and throughout the OECD, caused in part by declining government subsidization and rising costs, as well as by an increasingly entrepreneurial drive by institutions themselves to increase revenues.
If assessed as such, Vietnam would be allowed to maintain a longer transitional period and continue operation of its subsidy policy for non-agricultural products in accordance with regulations stipulated in the Subsidization Agreement."
The act provided $375 million for HMO development and subsidization of HMO premiums and required private employers with 25 employees or more to offer HMOs.
In meeting this goal it is possible that governmental subsidization may be required (italics mine).