subsidy

Definition

Financial aid given by the government to individuals or groups.

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I received a subsidy from the government and that made me happy because I needed all the financial aid I could get.

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Our not for profit organization has been granted a subsidy by the federal government to keep our 'food for the hungry' program' open.

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Without a large subsidy from the federal government the large banks in the USA would certainly fail. They needed the money to survive.

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