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Subvention

noun
1.
Grant of financial aid as from a government to an educational institution.
2.
The act or process of providing aid or help of any sort.






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"Subvention" Quotes from Famous Books



... portion of the world can be but illusory—wholly so. The importance even of Saigon is so small that it offers no inducement to any of the regular steamers to call as they pass. The French line alone visits it under a subvention from the home government. A few poor French people manage to exist after a fashion by trading with the ignorant natives, and a few soldiers and a ship- of-war give some semblance of French authority. But just as certain as the sun shines, should any considerable ...
— Round the World • Andrew Carnegie



Words linked to "Subvention" :   supply, supplying, underwrite, guarantee, subsidy, undertake, provision



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