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subsidy

noun allotment, allowance, backing, bounty, contribution, gift, grant, grant-in-aid, stipend, subsistence, subvention
Associated concepts: government subsidy
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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The non-means-tested subsidy is one of the priority measures to support quality education.
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When a two-member SC bench headed by Justice Ejaz Afzal took up the case for hearing on Thursday, the petitioner informed the court that discriminatory treatment was meted out in giving subsidy on fertilizers.
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She pointed out that revising the energy subsidy and lifting the subsidy on fuels have great importance.