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The word subsidy and its family (subsidiary, subsidies, subsidise, subsidised, subsidises, subsidising) are included in the Academic Word List by Dr. Averil Coxhead, which contains the 570 most frequent word families used in academic texts from a variety of subject areas, of interest for students that learn the words most needed to study at tertiary institutions.

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Definition of the noun subsidy

What does subsidy mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: subsidies

  1. a grant paid by a government to an enterprise that benefits the public
    • example: a subsidy for research in artificial intelligence
    • lexical domain: Possessions - nouns denoting possession and transfer of possession
    • more generic word: grant = any monetary aid
    • more specific terms:
      • subvention = grant of financial aid as from a government to an educational institution
      • price support = a government subsidy used to maintain prices at a certain level

Alternative definition of the noun subsidy

noun

  1. financial support or assistance, such as a grant
  2. [dated] money granted by parliament to the British Crown

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Google previewThe Demand for Pari-mutuel Wagering in the Presence of Casino Gambling (2006)

Since a subsidy is a direct interference into a market, it can have a distorting effect. It is this distortion that needs to be analyzed to measure its impact and if the subsidy is an effective use of resources. The distortion can be described to act in ...

Google previewCrisis Management & Public Policy (2011)

Singapore's Approach to Economic Resilience by Hui Ying Sng, Wai Mun Chia

An additional criterion for receiving an SDF subsidy is that trainees must achieve at least 75% attendance rate. Furthermore, trainees must sit for all examinations if the course leads to certification. There are three shortcomings of the SDF: 1.

Google previewEssays on Public Choice (2007)

by Mohammad Reza Mirhosseini

The subsidy is an inefficient way to redistribute oil revenues: Economists believe that, due to pollution and many other negative externalities, gas must be taxed rather than subsidized. Nevertheless the governments have often been under ...

Google previewMedicare Part D : is it working for lowincome seniors? : hearing

As required by law, the Low-lncome Subsidy is a means-tested public benefit. In order to apply and qualify, Medicare beneficiaries generally must meet both an income and asset test. ln 2006, the maximum income to qualify for the LIS was $ l4 ...

Google previewInternational Trade and Labor Standards (2008)

A Proposal for Linkage by Sanjay Reddy, Christian Barry

In what follows, we shall assume for expository simplicity that the entity administering the wage subsidy is the government of the developing country in which production occurs. If it is not possible to neutralize fully the cost-raising impact of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Contemporary American Social Issues [4 volumes] (2010)

by Michael Shally-Jensen

The sugar subsidy program also is highly beneficial to the industry producing high fructose corn syrup, the sweetener used in many soft drinks. It should not be surprising that Washington lobbyists for corn refiners are highly effective advocates ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Adoption (2007)

by Christine A. Adamec, Laurie C. Miller

In fiscal year 2001, 39,135 children in the United States received an adoption subsidy. Major adoptive parent groups, such as the North American Council on Adoptable Children in St. Paul, Minnesota, have long supported the adoption ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Finance (2006)

by Cheng-Few Lee

Net duration, interest subsidy, and value loss of prefunded bonds Pre-tax Interest Subsidy 1⁄4 (rpfBpf)(rpf À res) per year (1 þ rpf)nÀ1 Value loss 1⁄4 (rpf Bpf )(rpf À res) Empty cell represents the improbable case of rpf < rz. Zero-coupon and ...

Google previewPolitical Dictionary (1846)

Forming a Work of Universal Reference, Both Constitutional and Legal

SUBSIDY, from subsidium, a Latin word signifying aid or assistance. " Subsidies," says Lord Coke, " were antiently called auxilia, aides, granted by act of parliament upon need and necessity ; as also for that originally and principally they were ...

Google previewMarine Affairs Dictionary (2004)

Terms, Concepts, Laws, Court Cases, and International Conventions and Agreements by Niels West

Differential Subsidy Program; Fisheries Obligation Guarantee; Jones Act; Operating Differential Subsidy Program; Vessel Subsidy)...

shipbuilding subsidy program from 50 % to 35 % of total costs.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Homelessness (2004)

by David Levinson

The subsidy types are the following: • Individual subsidy, which gives individuals access to housing on existing property or property not located in a project approved by a provincial housing development board • Project-linked subsidy, which ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the U.S. Maritime Industry (2012)

by Kenneth J. Blume

received a $425,000 subsidy from the British government to transport ...

Google previewRoutledge Dictionary of Economics (2013)

by Donald Rutherford

subsidy. (H2). A negative tax, a payment by the government to a firm or household.Inmost casesthese are payments to a firm to reduce the costofthelabour orcapital it employs. Subsidies can distort the pattern of production and, if used for a ...

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Small photo of toy - little teddy bear sitting on green grass in garden - german for child care subsidySmall photo of Kuala Terenganu, Malaysia - June 18, 2016 : Unidentified fisherman checking his net at Kuala Terengganu coast on June, 2016.Malaysian government provide fuel subsidy for registered fisherman.Small photo of Kuala Terenganu, Malaysia - June 18, 2016 : Unidentified fisherman checking his net at Kuala Terengganu coast on June, 2016.Malaysian government provide fuel subsidy for registered fisherman.Small photo of Labuan,Malaysia-Nov 4,2016:Housewife consumer shopping cooking oil at supermarket.Wef Nov 1,2016,all bottled cooking oil based on market price but subsidy continue & limited to packed in 1kg polybags.Small photo of Labuan,Malaysia-Nov 4,2016:Housewife consumer shopping cooking oil at supermarket.Wef Nov 1,2016,all bottled cooking oil based on market price but subsidy continue & limited to packed in 1kg polybags.Small photo of HYDERABAD, INDIA - FEB 12,2017 Housing market in India gets a boost after Government of India has announced more subsidy for first-time home buyers in the higher income brackets.Small photo of HYDERABAD, INDIA - FEB 12,2017 Housing market in India gets a boost after Government of India has announced more subsidy for first-time home buyers in the higher income brackets. More...

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Unto the Whole — how add?
Has "All" a further realm —
Or Utmost an Ulterior?
Oh, Subsidy of Balm! (Emily Dickinson)
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Scrabble value of S1U1B3S1I1D2Y4

The value of this 7-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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