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subsidy
used in The God of Small Things

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support in the form of money or other economic aid
  • The fees were low and it wasn't hard to scratch out a living, staying in the hostel, eating in the subsidized student mess, rarely going to class, working instead as a draftsman in gloomy architectural firms that exploited cheap student labor to render their presentation drawings and to blame when things went wrong.
    Chapter 1 (51% in)

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