from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A giving of federal funds to a state or local government to subsidize a public project.
  • noun A giving of funds to an institution or a person in order to subsidize a project or program.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The giving of national funds to subsidize a local or regional project.
  • noun Providing funds to an institution (such as a school) or person to subsidize a specific project or activity, such as a scholarship.

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

  • noun a grant to a person or school for some educational project
  • noun a grant from a central government to a local government


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