Definition of grant-in-aid in English:

grant-in-aid

Syllabification: grant-in-aid

noun (plural grants-in-aid)

  • An amount of money given to a local government, an institution, or a particular scholar.
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    • It proposed distributing block grants to state agencies rather than grants-in-aid to local authorities.
    • This expansion of governmental activity in the 1930s as a response to the depressed economy intertwined various levels of government through the strategy of federal administrators providing grants-in-aid to the states.
    • On aided institutions, the Bench made it clear that ‘a minority institution does not cease to be so the moment grant-in-aid is received.’

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