Definitions

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  • v. To give subsidy, to support financially.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. secure the assistance of by granting a subsidy, as of nations or military forces
  • v. support through subsidies

Etymologies

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Examples

  • This fairness criterion was the basis upon which the Electoral Commission decided to allocate a minimum to all eligible parties and also to cross-subsidise from the allocation to the two largest parties to that to smaller parties.

    Is it Time for State Funding of Political Parties?

  • Govt plans to 'subsidise' imported LNG gas (LNG) by making users of cheaper domestic gas pay more under its unique plan to rationalise gas prices, a source in knowledge of the

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  • Govt plans to 'subsidise' imported LNG gas (LNG) by making users of cheaper domestic gas pay more under its unique plan to rationalise gas prices, a source in

    WN.com - Business News

  • Traditionally, mobile phone companies "subsidise" the up-front cost of hardware - usually mobile phones, but increasingly laptops

    The Guardian World News

  • He also threw his support behind United chief executive Dave Allen's comments last week that the club was paying too much to 'subsidise' city centre policing.

    News round-up

  • The government wants to "subsidise" education by paying a portion of the cost but the price will rise with the amount of the subsidy and it will cost the unsubsidized more without actually reducing the cost to the subsidized.

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  • However, this argument - namely, that newspapers need to "subsidise" stories which are genuinely in the public interest by means of stories which certain sections of the public find merely interesting - has not generally found favour with the judiciary, and is in fact seriously flawed.

    New Humanist Podcast

  • Officials said low-paid workers were being asked to "subsidise" the 3,000 BA employees who were paid between £115,000 and £740,000 a year, and the 1,000 staff paid between £80,000 and

    Telegraph.co.uk: news business sport the Daily Telegraph newspaper Sunday Telegraph

  • If Ted Evan is SOOO "anti subsidy" then why are home loan borrowers having to "subsidise" the bad decisions made by Westpac that led to the $2 billion in bad debt.

    The Sydney Morning Herald News Headlines

  • I think you may be mis-interpreting this - the argument goes thus: when there were 2 or 3 channels attracting all of the TV advertising spend, programme quality was higher and Licence obligations were easily met as Pay-TV companies have increased their audience share, they have not only reduced the value of FTA 'sold air-time' because of a reduction in audience, they have also taken some of the advertising spend to 'subsidise' their subscription rates it is that loss of revenue to the FTA broadcasters that is (partly) responsible for their current problems.

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