from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Same as lend-lease.
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- n. the transfer of goods and services to an ally to aid in a common cause
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In the Soviet Union, Stalin had authorized work on an atomic bomb as early as 1942, and the Russians were helped initially by lease-lend shipments of uranium and other material from the U.S., and by Manhattan Project secrets leaked by the left-wing physicist Klaus Fuchs.
Political circles in Berlin allege further that the connection of names like Frankfurter, Cohen and Baruch with the lease-lend bill demonstrated for whose interest the United States was embarking upon this lethal step.
The voice of that multitude resounds in the lease-lend bill, and their will will be felt in the aid that follows.
The lease-lend bill gives the President power to give or withhold aid when, to whom, and from whom he chooses.
The lease-lend bill represents far more than a new statute on the books; it represents the grim will and determination of the people.
While United States has authority to lease-lend to Canada, we hope that the new agreement will avoid the necessity for our obtaining goods for our own use by resorting to the lease-lend arrangement.
In March 1943 Seely was appointed first-lieutenant of the lease-lend destroyer
In that year he put forward a plan to solve railroad troubles by a lease-lend procedure through which the railroads would get equipment in much the same way that Britain gets war goods under the