Definition of 'subsidy'
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This is due in part to wrangling between industry and government over subsidies. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The technology is extremely expensive and the first projects will need big grants and subsidies. Times, Sunday Times (2007)You pay massive subsidies to build wind farms which you know are useless. The Sun (2012)The government has championed the electric car with grants and subsidies worth tens of millions of pounds. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The bill for that massive subsidy is finally coming due. Times, Sunday Times (2008) Farm subsidies raise the price of food. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Farmers are very good at asking for more grants and more subsidies. Times, Sunday Times (2007)She said that wealthy landowners wanting to cash in on generous subsidies were helping to drive the boom. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Solar power farms will require government subsidies for up to twice as long as had been thought previously. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The government gives huge subsidies to its production and politicians still use it to show their allegiance to the independence movement. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He was unable to reassure the motor industry on the subsidies for the purchase of electric cars announced by the previous government. Times, Sunday Times (2010)There's no public subsidy to pay for all this. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Moreover, the central government itself made subsidies available to help the local building effort. Introduction to Social Administration in Britain (1990)The government will pay a 130m subsidy this year to help to keep alive the network. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Like the 1956 act it would need to include subsidies to help people wean themselves off diesel. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It's a vibrant scene that needs no subsidy or help to keep going. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The growing interest in wind farms stems from the government 's subsidy system. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The government previously announced reductions in subsidies for solar farms above 25 acres and onshore wind farms. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Will she also be happy if her lights go out because of a dependency on such a fickle power source after paying exorbitant subsidies? Times, Sunday Times (2013)The resulting budget deficit forced the removal of massive fuel subsidies, leading the petrol queues before prices at the pump doubled. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The Government proposes to award them subsidies from the money set aside for low-carbon forms of generation. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He rejected critics' claims that the Government was seeking to save money by removing subsidies and heaping the burden on students. The Sun (2010)The remainder will be paid from a combination of lottery money, government subsidies and funds from the sale of a building in London. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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Translations for 'subsidy'
British English: subsidy /ˈsʌbsɪdɪ/ NOUN
A subsidy is money paid by an authority in order to help an industry or business, or to pay for a public service.
- American English: subsidy
- Arabic: إعَانَةٌ مَالِيَّة
- Brazilian Portuguese: subsídio
- Chinese: 津贴
- Croatian: subvencija
- Czech: dotace
- Danish: støtte
- Dutch: subsidie
- European Spanish: subvención
- Finnish: tukimaksu
- French: subvention
- German: Zuschuss
- Greek: επιδότηση
- Italian: sussidio
- Japanese: 助成金
- Korean: 보조금
- Norwegian: subsidie
- Polish: dotacja
- European Portuguese: subsídio
- Romanian: subvenție
- Russian: субсидия
- Spanish: subvención
- Swedish: subvention
- Thai: เงินช่วยเหลือ
- Turkish: sübvansiyon
- Ukrainian: субсидія
- Vietnamese: tiền trợ cấp
Definition of subsidy from the Collins English Dictionary
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