Definition of 'aid'
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Our economy depends on it and people must be aided to go about their business. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Three quarters of the population now depend on food aid to survive. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Where do you think all the aid money our country gives them comes from? The Sun (2016)Getting aid and assistance to remote areas is a huge challenge. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Alongside her was a beaming aid worker. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The firm shut for business last month after it was stopped from claiming legal aid cash. The Sun (2016)The club said it called a taxi to avoid waiting for an ambulance and provided first aid on site. The Sun (2017)In aid of the cancer charity Gift of Life. Times, Sunday Times (2016)And he called on Brussels to cough up more aid cash to help Egypt cope with the influx. The Sun (2016)What will it aid or assist in doing? Exploring language (6th edn) (1995)His father insists that he went to help aid efforts. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He now plans a triathlon in aid of cancer and spinal charities. The Sun (2013)Aid trucks and army patrols jammed the streets. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The charity provides aid for tens of thousands of people caught up in the civil war. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Villages built by aid money stand alongside the overgrown ruins of their predecessors. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It is hoped it could aid people with serious medical problems such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. The Sun (2015)To bring a claim we needed to apply for legal aid. Times, Sunday Times (2014)There is a huge demand for advanced training aids and personalised equipment. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The aid agency continues to demand an independent inquiry into the attack. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Researchers found memory aids like keeping food wrappers helped people reduce their meal sizes. The Sun (2013)Those that need aid most are often so badly run that their leaders steal or squander it. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But this time it was all in aid of charity. The Sun (2006)Yet a combination of diplomacy backed by a willingness to provide direct military aid has a chance of arresting the slide. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Key receivers can provide invaluable aid. Christianity Today (2000)She says that finding ways to improve humanitarian aid through raising awareness and building relationships with big business is her key motivation. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The country's faltering economy is dependent largely on international reconstruction assistance and humanitarian aid. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Remember, "helps "means only that the medicine will aid or assist. Exploring language (6th edn) (1995)America today gives Colombia billions in aid to help stem the drug trade. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Yes, the government, the army and the aid agencies are doing their best. The Sun (2010)It is conceivable, of course, that some parents might have figured out that particular cluster of deceptive behaviours without the aid of this book. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'aid'
British English: aid /eɪd/ NOUN
Aid is money, equipment, or services that are provided for people, countries, or organizations who need them but cannot provide them for themselves.
...regular flights carrying humanitarian aid.
- American English: aid
- Arabic: إِعَانَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: auxílio
- Chinese: 援助
- Croatian: pomoć
- Czech: pomoc
- Danish: hjælp
- Dutch: hulp
- European Spanish: ayuda
- Finnish: apu
- French: aide
- German: Hilfe
- Greek: βοήθεια
- Italian: aiuto
- Japanese: 援助
- Korean: 원조
- Norwegian: bistand
- Polish: pomoc
- European Portuguese: auxílio
- Romanian: ajutor
- Russian: помощь
- Spanish: ayuda
- Swedish: hjälpmedel
- Thai: ความช่วยเหลือ
- Turkish: yardım
- Ukrainian: допомога
- Vietnamese: sự viện trợ
Definition of aid from the Collins English Dictionary
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