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subsidy

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Definition support in the form of money or other economic aid
  • She says that U.S. agricultural subsidies are unfair to tax payers and the developing world.
  • She subsidizes a number of young artists.
  • subsidizes = supports by providing money or other economic aid
    (editor's note:  The suffix "-ive" converts a word to a verb. This is the same pattern you see in words like apologize, theorize, and dramatize.)
  • It is these government checks, or subsidies, that keep corn and soybean prices low.
    Michael Pollan  --  The Omnivore's Dilemma
  • subsidies = economic aid
  • Subsidized job-training programs tend to be fairly popular among Democrats and Republicans, and certainly benefit some people.
    Adam Davidson  --  Making It in America
  • (editor's note:  The suffix "-ive" converts a word to a verb. This is the same pattern you see in words like apologize, theorize, and dramatize.)
  • The industry of Angolans doesn't subsidize foreigners, or any castles with moats, and their children are likely to get vaccinations and learn to read.
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Poisonwood Bible
  • (editor's note:  The suffix "-ive" converts a word to a verb. This is the same pattern you see in words like apologize, theorize, and dramatize.)
  • At the end of it a resolution to subsidize Thurn and Taxis failed.
    Thomas Pynchon  --  The Crying of Lot 49
  • (editor's note:  The suffix "-ive" converts a word to a verb. This is the same pattern you see in words like apologize, theorize, and dramatize.)
  • One of their early acts, after coming into power, was to stop subsidies for African school feeding.
    Nelson Mandela  --  I Am Prepared to Die
  • An' he says, 'Railroads an' shippin' companies draws subsidies—ain't that relief?'
    John Steinbeck  --  The Grapes of Wrath
  • The guard seemed furious with his government subsidized book of matches.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Supremacy
  • (editor's note:  The suffix "-ive" converts a word to a verb. This is the same pattern you see in words like apologize, theorize, and dramatize.)
  • The subsidy was withdrawn, the offer of a future partnership in Arnold's firm disappearing with it.
    Judith Guest  --  Ordinary People
  • It would have been nice to have subsidized boys' clubs and girls' clubs, and social centres, and to have had more hospitals.
    Alan Paton  --  Cry, the Beloved Country
  • (editor's note:  The suffix "-ive" converts a word to a verb. This is the same pattern you see in words like apologize, theorize, and dramatize.)
  • Volume I, concerned with Classification, had achieved some success in a small subsidized edition.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  Tender is the Night
  • (editor's note:  The suffix "-ive" converts a word to a verb. This is the same pattern you see in words like apologize, theorize, and dramatize.)
  • For example, one out-of-the-box way to reduce pregnancies is to subsidize school uniforms for girls.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • (editor's note:  The suffix "-ive" converts a word to a verb. This is the same pattern you see in words like apologize, theorize, and dramatize.)
  • I subsidize no pictures but pretty pictures.
    Stephen King  --  The Shining
  • (editor's note:  The suffix "-ive" converts a word to a verb. This is the same pattern you see in words like apologize, theorize, and dramatize.)
  • The state subsidizes the cost with taxpayers' money just so that the prices aren't prohibitive."
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest
  • (editor's note:  The suffix "-ive" converts a word to a verb. This is the same pattern you see in words like apologize, theorize, and dramatize.)
  • The Sunday visits went on; the photographs continued to appear in the subsidized magazines that specialized in Africa.
    V.S. Naipaul  --  A Bend in the River
  • (editor's note:  The suffix "-ive" converts a word to a verb. This is the same pattern you see in words like apologize, theorize, and dramatize.)
  • And I only work at the stupid labs to subsidize my school ....
    Lauren Oliver  --  Delirium
  • (editor's note:  The suffix "-ive" converts a word to a verb. This is the same pattern you see in words like apologize, theorize, and dramatize.)
  • He was subsidizing the wealthy kids one at a time, reaching a population that probably didn't need the extra help anyway.
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts
  • (editor's note:  The suffix "-ive" converts a word to a verb. This is the same pattern you see in words like apologize, theorize, and dramatize.)
  • Should it ever get into financial difficulties I might even have to subsidize it.
    Arthur C. Clarke  --  Childhood's End
  • (editor's note:  The suffix "-ive" converts a word to a verb. This is the same pattern you see in words like apologize, theorize, and dramatize.)
  • There were federally-subsidized housing projects not far from here called Maravilla.
    Luis J. Rodriguez  --  Always Running
(editor's note:  The suffix "-ive" converts a word to a verb. This is the same pattern you see in words like apologize, theorize, and dramatize.)

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