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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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Under the current agreements, "MO "Kazakhstan Mortgage Company" JSC will continue subsidizing on the terms specified in the contracts.
He refused to reveal more details about the tender criteria but improvements are expected to be made as far as the model of subsidizing is concerned.
The Public Institution: Two groups of public institutions may be involved in subsidizing the housing sector: First, specialized public construction firms which are part of the public sector and are designated to build houses in order to resell or rent these houses to the individuals; and second, the public institutions such as municipalities and housing ministries.
It also pointed out that the total sum spent on subsidizing children's milk
But if we're trying to look for something political that might make a difference, try subsidizing fruit and vegetable growers so the cost is comparatively lower for better foods."
We need trade restrictions because countries such as Latvia, Poland, China, and others are selling their excess steel at a loss in the U.S., or they're heavily subsidizing their own producers.
To eliminate the dumping and to offset the subsidizing, provisional duties will continue to be imposed on imports from these countries.
The judges not only supported Southworth's contention that the fees violated his First Amendment rights but struck down the university's argument that subsidizing political activities was "germane" to its educational mission.
Subsidizing the employment of young people is one of the three measures for employment of young people that the Government has recently announced.