subsidy


subsidy
01. The company received a large [subsidy] from the government in return for a guarantee to create at least 100 permanent jobs in the city.
02. Some people think that mothers should receive a [subsidy] for daycare for their children so that they can go to work if they want to.
03. Farmers receive a [subsidy] from the government in order to keep the price of wheat down for the consumers.
04. The government has a program to help [subsidize] farms that convert from growing tobacco to other crops.
05. The milk industry in that province is heavily [subsidized] by the federal government.
06. The university now [subsidizes] bus passes for students.
07. In my opinion, the government should build more [subsidized] housing for the poor in this country.
08. Immigrants studying ESL at Camosun College are [subsidized] by the federal government, so their fees are very low.
09. Ronald Reagan once suggested that government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: "If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, [subsidize] it."
10. The cost of food in Belarus used to be heavily [subsidized] by the government, so prices there were quite low.
11. Advanced education is heavily [subsidized] in Singapore, with the government paying up to 90% of university tuition fees.
12. Studies show that women's unpaid labor directly and indirectly [subsidizes] men's paid labor.
13. The government of Brunei provides for all medical services for its people, and [subsidizes] rice and housing.
14. Cuba is now slowly recovering from a severe economic recession which occurred following the withdrawal of former Soviet [subsidies].
15. We live in government [subsidised] housing, so our rent isn't too high.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

Synonyms:
, , / (granted by one Government to another),


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  • subsidy — I noun allotment, allowance, backing, bounty, contribution, gift, grant, grant in aid, stipend, subsistence, subvention associated concepts: government subsidy II index aid (help), aid (subsistence) …   Law dictionary

  • subsidy — (n.) late 14c., from Anglo Fr. subsidie, from O.Fr. subside help, aid, contribution, from L. subsidium help, aid, assistance, (military) reinforcements, from sub behind, near (see SUB (Cf. sub )) + sedere to sit (see SEDENTARY (Cf. sedentary)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • subsidy — *grant, subvention, *appropriation …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

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